• One-dish Meals,  Rice,  Under $2

    Traditional Pumpkin Rice 南瓜饭

    I love pumpkin rice! Whenever I order 老火汤, I always ask for pumpkin rice instead of white rice. Their pumpkin rice is really basic, just pumpkin steamed with rice I think, but I always finish the entire bowl even if I try to avoid carbs as much as I can. Imagine what will happen if I cook my own version which is chock full of ingredients? One month no need to eat rice! *faint* My version of pumpkin rice is similar to those Hokkien version that some stalls still sell today. I like to add sliced shallots to enhance the fragrance, and loads of Chinese mushrooms, dried shrimp and shredded…