Kabocha Squash

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Kabocha Squash

one of my favorite
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Vegetarian


  • 2 Tbls grape seed oil
  • 1 Tbls mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 medium Kabocha Squash Washed about 8 Cups
  • cup maple syrup honey or agave also work
  • 1 + 1/4 cups of water
  • 1 Tbls olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper


  • Cut Squash in half and scoop out pulp and seeds , cut into 1 inch cubes . Heat oil in a large heavy gage pot,Add mustard + cumin seeds.Stir until they are fragrant and begin to pop about one minute.Add all remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil , stir to combine well, cover and simmer. its important at this point to only stir your squash ounce or twice more as it will break apart!!! cook for approximately 20 minutes testing for doneness by pocking with a small sharp knife . When done let rest covered 15 minutes.