Ingredients :
  • 1 Pumpkin 6 to 7 inches across
  • 7 eggs
  • 600 gms. Coconut powder
  • 200 ml. water
  • 400 gms. demerara Sugar
  • 1 Banana leaf

How to Make Pumpkin Custard :
  1. Cut a lid in the pumpkin and remove the seed.
  2. Wash the pumpkin inside and out.
  3. Mix the eggs, coconut powder, water and sugar using the banana leaf as a glove (it will add taste to the mixture), pour into the pumpkin and wrap in cling film.
  4. Place in a large oven proof dish then pour boiling water in until it reaches half way up the pumpkin.
  5. Steam in a medium hot oven for 25 minutes.
  6. The mixture can be spooned out while hot or allowed to cool and cut into four pieces.