Easy Thai Recipe: Stir-Fried Pumpkin With Egg


Today, I have an easy Thai dish for you. You will only need few ingredients for stir-fried pumpkin with egg (ฟักทองผัดไข่). If you like pumpkin, this is a fabulous recipe for you 🙂 The main ingredients are as the title says, pumpkin and eggs. As to taste, you may add some minced pork or you may choose a vegetarian version and leave the meat out. Serve this meal with jasmine rice and your delicious dish is ready!

Stir-fried pumpkin with egg

Stir-fried pumpkin with egg (photo credit: cooking.kapook.com)

Stir-fried pumpkin with egg (photo credit: cooking.kapook.com)

To prepare 2-3 portions of this dish you need:

  • 500g pumpkin, cut into bite-size pieces*
  • 150g minced pork (optional)
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 TSP minced garlic
  • 1 TSP soy sauce
  • 2 TSP oyster sauce
  • 1 TSP sugar
  • 2 TSP vegetable oil
  • 1 cup of water

* I think you can prepare this dish also with other kinds of vegetables that have a similar consistency like pumpkin, e.g. eggplants.


Heat your pan or wok and put in the vegetable oil. When the oil is hot, add the minced garlic and fry until fragrant. Then put in the minced pork, add soy sauce, oyster sauce and sugar. Keep on stir-frying, then add in the pumpkin. (If you leave out the meat, then go right ahead and add the pumpkin after the garlic is fragrant). Add a cup of water and let everything simmer for 2-3 minutes. Finally, add the eggs and stir-fry until the dish is well-cooked. You’re ready to serve!

This recipe comes from the marvellous cooking channel WhatRecipe.tv. In the following video, you can easily learn how to cook this meal 🙂

Hope you’ll give stir-fried pumpkin with egg a try!

Yours, Sirinya

(P.S. for more general information, check out my Thai Food Dictionary)


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