Recipe ingredients and directions:

3 lbs. pumpkin
5 cups sugar
2 tbsp. powdered lime* (mixed in 2 qts. cold water)
1 stick cinnamon
4 whole cloves
juice of half lemon

Cut pumpkin, remove seeds and skin; then cut into 3 to 4 inch slices a quarter inch thick. Soak the
slices in 1 gallon of water with the lime solution. Leave overnight.

Following day drain and wash pumpkin. Bring sugar and water to a boil. Add pumpkin, cinnamon,
cloves and lemon juice. Cook 3 to 4 hours. Cool. Bottle and refrigerate.

Makes approximately 2 pints

*may be purchased at drugstore

Category: Armenian Recipes