Clean the leaves by flicking them to remove any dust. Then holding the stem in one hand and strip the outer fibres down to the leaves. Chop the leaves into small pieces ready for cooking.
Place the chopped onion and tomato into a saucepan with the water then add the chopped pumpkin leaves, cover and steam until the leaves have wilted.
When reduced by half, add the powdered peanuts and palm oil and simmer for about 10 minutes.


  • 1 bunch pumpkin leaves
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 120 ml water
  • 1 cup peanuts, crushed to a powder
  • 2 tbsp palm oil