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Pumpkin Shrimp Laksa #laksa
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Pumpkin & Shrimp Laksa

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins


  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2/3 cup laksa paste
  • 14 oz. can coconut milk
  • 4 cups calabaza pumpkin peeled and cut into large dice
  • 2 cups trimmed snow peas
  • 28 oz. peeled shrimp
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 8 oz. cooked rice vermicelli
  • 6 tablespoons cilantro leaves


  • Heat oil. Add laksa paste. Fry until fragrant, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Add pumpkin, coconut milk and 3 cups water. Bring to a boil. Cook for about 10 minutes, until pumpkin is tender.
  • Add snow peas, shrimp, lime juice and fish sauce. Cook for a few minutes, until shrimp is just cooked.
  • To serve, place a little vermicelli in a bowl. Add a few ladle's of laksa and garnish with cilantro leaves.


Kabocha or butternut squash can also be used.
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