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Pumpkin with Daikon

Demonstrated by: Chad Kanehira, Produce Manager, Safeway Store-Kaneohe.
All About Vegetables on November 16, 2001.



Pumpkin with Daikon

  • 2 lb pumpkin (kabocha)
  • 1 lb daikon (white radish)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 small piece ginger root, sliced
  • 1 large clove garlic, crushed
  • Dash of salt
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions


Rinse pumpkin and cut into halves leaving skin on; remove and discard seeds. Cut pumpkin into 1-inch cubes. Pare daikon; cut into 1-inch cubes. In a large saucepot, combine water, soy sauce, sugar, ginger, garlic, and salt. Cover and bring to a boil. Add pumpkin and daikon. Lower heat and tossing mixture occasionally, cook for 15 minutes or until pumpkin is done. Garnish with green onions. Makes 6 servings.


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