Pumpkin Recipes

Sri Lankan Pumpkin Curry Recipe (Zero Oil)

Sri Lankan Pumpkin Curry Recipe (Zero Oil)

Saturday, 18 February 2017 00:19

Sri Lankan cuisine is quite similar to the Kerala cuisine, with the generous use of coconut. The curries are very mild and easy on the tummy. The Sri Lankan Pumpkin Curry Recipe (Zero Oil), is a delicious, coconut curry made using the pumpkins. The curry is cooked with no oil, and few spices making it a healthier choice. The addition of mustard and garlic paste gives it a very distinctive flavour, which amalgamates pretty well with the mild coconut milk. Serve the Sri Lankan Pumpkin Curry Recipe along with Steamed Rice, salad and roasted crackers for a healthy weeknight dinner. Serve Sri Lankan Pumpkin Curry Recipe along with Steamed rice for a weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Pumpkin recipes such as Pumpkin Erissery Recipe Tangy Tamarind Pumpkin Curry Recipe Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Carrot Soup Recipe

Plan Your Breakfast Meal Plate with Pumpkin Idli and Spicy Coconut Chutney

Friday, 27 January 2017 00:00

Breakfast is the most essential meal of the day. It is the first dish that kick starts your day with a happy start. On a day to day basis it is hard to decide on how to make your breakfast healthy and filling.Here we have come up with a Breakfast meal plate that will provide you with complete nutrition packed diet. This will help you decide to prepare your everyday breakfast without any hassle.
Published in Breakfast Plate Ideas
Mangalorean Style Kuvalyacho Pollav Recipe (Yellow Pumpkin Curry Recipe)

Mangalorean Style Kuvalyacho Pollav Recipe (Yellow Pumpkin Curry Recipe)

Saturday, 21 January 2017 00:00

Mangalorean Style Kuvalyacho Pollav Recipe (Yellow Pumpkin Curry Recipe) is a simple traditional Mangalore curry which uses coconut as its base to make the gravy. Usually the onions and coconut used in this recipe are sun dried and then ground along with other spices into a course paste.  But as the lifestyle changed people starting making it on the pan itself. But whatever it is the true flavor of the old traditional flavors will always remain divine. Serve the Mangalorean Style Kuvalyacho Pollav Recipe (Yellow Pumpkin Curry Recipe) along with some steamed rice or phulka.  If  you are looking for more mangalorean Recipes here are some :  Mangalorean Manoli Curry Recipe (Indian Gherkins Curry) Mangalorean Padengi Ghassi Recipe (Sprouted Moong Dal Curry) Kori Gassi (Mangalorean Style Chicken Curry In Coconut Gravy)
Kerala Pumpkin Pachadi Recipe (Parangikai Pachadi)

Kerala Pumpkin Pachadi Recipe (Parangikai Pachadi)

Monday, 16 January 2017 00:16

The Kerala Pumpkin Pachadi Recipe, is an Ayurvedic dish that is packed with goodness from the yellow pumpkin also known as Parangikai. The Parangikai is steamed in the pressure cooker and then tossed in a sweet and spicy coconut mixture. It tastes absolutely delicious and is packed with nutrition.  Serve the Kerala Pumpkin Pachadi, as a side dish along with Kerala Style Pulissery Recipe (Mor Kuzhambu), Phulka and Spicy Potato Roast Recipe (Urulaikizhangu Poriyal) for a comforting meal. If you like cooking recipes from the Kerala Cuisine, then you must try a few of our favorites Ada Pradhaman Kerala Olan Vendakkai Uppadan Kerala Style Ragi Puttu
Stuffed Bread Rolls with Pumpkin, Onion & Cheese Recipe

Stuffed Bread Rolls with Pumpkin, Onion & Cheese Recipe

Thursday, 22 December 2016 00:00

Stuffed Bread Rolls with Pumpkin, Onion & Cheese Recipe is a wonderful way using Pumpkin as a filling stuffed inside a fluffy whole wheat bread. The pumpkin filling has a hint of nutmeg and sauteed with caramelized onions.   Serve the Stuffed Bread Rolls with Pumpkin, Onion & Cheese as a healthy breakfast. If you are looking for more baked recipes here are some: Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries Recipe Crispy Oven Roasted Curried Chickpeas Recipe Mexican Inspired Vegetarian Oven Roasted Stuffed Pepper Recipe
Baked Pumpkin Cream Cheese French Toast Recipe (Breakfast Bread Pudding Recipe)

Baked Pumpkin Cream Cheese French Toast Recipe (Breakfast Bread Pudding Recipe)

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 00:00

Baked Pumpkin Cream Cheese French Toast (Breakfast Bread Pudding) is a slight twist to the classic French toast, in which the ingredients are layered in a casserole tray and baked in the oven. The pumpkin in the toast adds an earthy flavor to the dish and also the saltiness of the cream cheese helps in balancing the sweetness of the whole dish. It will be the perfect sweet as a one-pot dessert on a dining table. It can also be served during any special occasions or as a party dessert which will feed a lot of people. Serve the Baked Pumpkin Cream Cheese French Toast (Breakfast Bread Pudding) as a party dessert for a special occasion. If you are looking for more breakfast dishes here are some of our favorites: Carrot Bran Breakfast Muffin Recipes Hash Brown With Spinach & Cheese Recipe High Protein Spinach Basil & Cheese Omelette Recipe  
Pumpkin Pistachio Risotto Recipe

Pumpkin Pistachio Risotto Recipe

Saturday, 03 December 2016 00:00

Pumpkin and Pistachios are paired together to make this aromatic Italian style rice preparation. The humble pumpkin adds its characteristic sweetness to this creamy rice. This Pumpkin Pistachio Risotto recipe is very simple but requires some patience, since the rice needs to be constantly stirred. You can add some dry white wine to the rice if you like. It is best to serve this risotto as soon as it is made. Pumpkin Pistachio Risotto makes for a comforting weeknight meal. Other recipes you can try with pumpkin are: Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Carrot Soup Recipe Pumpkin and Spinach Quesadillas Recipe Penne with Creamy Pumpkin Sauce Recipe with Broccoli
Yellow Pumpkin Pulav Recipe

Yellow Pumpkin Pulav Recipe

Sunday, 27 November 2016 00:49

Yellow Pumpkin Pulav is an easy one pot Indian Pilaf cooked with mild spices & veggies. This is a no onion no garlic recipes & thus you can make in festive time too. Serve the Yellow Pumpkin Pulav along with Bhindi Raita, Boondi Raita or any other Raita of your choice. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Pulav recipes such as Egg Pulao Recipe Chana Pulao Recipe Kashmiri Pulao Recipe
Published in Rice
Tangy Tamarind Pumpkin Curry Recipe

Tangy Tamarind Pumpkin Curry Recipe

Monday, 07 November 2016 00:16

Tangy Tamarind Pumpkin curry is delicious, quick and easy side dish to prepare. Tamarind adds tangy flavour to the curry and takes it to another level. Plus, it adds the health benefits of having pumpkins. You can serve Tangy Tamarind Pumpkin Curry Recipe with chapati, Spicy yogurt chapatior paratha as a side dish for weeknight dinner. Did you know: Pumpkin is a rich source of Vitamin A and antioxidants which are good for vision and maintaining supple body tissues. Potassium in it is good for maintaining a healthy blood pressure. Here a few more recipes with Pumpkin Homemade Pumpkin Puree Recipe Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Carrot Soup Recipe Pumpkin Wade (Sweet Pumpkin Pooris) Recipe Pumpkin Halwa (Kaddu Ka Halwa) Recipe
Chinese Savoury Rice Porridge Recipe With Pumpkin

Chinese Savoury Rice Porridge Recipe With Pumpkin

Monday, 24 October 2016 03:31

Chinese Savoury Rice Porridge Recipe With Pumpkin is a savoury, mild and delicious Chinese style rice porridge with pumpkin. Apart from regular meat recipes with a plethora of non-vegetarian main ingredients, Chinese people do love their vegetarian meals which include rice. This recipe originates in Guangdong province of Republic of China. Chinese use this comforting vegetarian meals when in sickness like cough or cold. The porridge is always followed by herbal green teas to balance the food and cleanse the body. Serve this Chinese Savoury Rice Porridge Recipe With Pumpkin alone, or alongdinnside Chinese Bhel Recipe (No Onion No Garlic) for weekday dinner. Here are a few more recipes from Chinese Cuisine Chinese Vegetable Dry Manchurian Balls Recipe (No Onion No Garlic) Chinese Bhel Recipe Made With Spaghetti Pasta Chinese Eggplant in Spicy Chilli Garlic Sauce Chinese Egg Fried Rice Recipe with Oats
Odiya Style Chana Dal With Potato & Pumpkin Curry Recipe

Odiya Style Chana Dal With Potato & Pumpkin Curry Recipe

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:36

Odiya Style Chana Dal cooked With Potato And Pumpkin is a very sought-after dish in every Odia household. This Chana Dal With Potato And Pumpkin Curry Recipe is a dal liked by all for its amazing taste of spicy dal blended with sweetness of pumpkin. It is a nutritious and a wholesome dish which goes very well with rice or poori. This dal is prepared with Buta dali or Chana dal or Bengal gram, along with bay leaf, potato, pumpkin, ginger, and coconut, mostly on festive occasions and does not include onion or garlic in it. This simple no onion garlic aromatic dal is easy to make and taste absolutely divine. Serve Odiya Style Chana Dal With Potato And Pumpkin Curry Recipe with Puri or Rice for lunch or dinner. If you like this recipe, take a look at more Odia Recipes Manda Pitha Recipe (Orissa Style Steamed Rice Flour Dumplings) Odia Chatu Besara Recipe (Mushrooms in Spicy Mustard Curry) KhiraSaku ( Odiya Style Rice Pan Cake) Recipe Oriya Special Dalma Recipe (Lentils Cooked With Vegetables & Raw Papaya)
Lal Bhoplyacha Bharit Recipe (Red Pumpkin Raita)

Lal Bhoplyacha Bharit Recipe (Red Pumpkin Raita)

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 00:27

Lal Bhoplyache Bharit is a Maharashtrian side dish made by mixing steamed red pumpkin, curd, crushed groundnuts and is then tempered with flavourful spices. The recipe is very quick and uses simple day-to-day ingredients. This appetising raita is a great side dish even if you are fasting and is sure to win over even those who do not like pumpkin. Serve Lal Bhoplyache Bharit with roti for a light weekday lunch or with Bhagar or Sabudana Khichdi for a fasting feast or serve it with Kala Vatana Amti and Phulkas. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Maharashtrian recipes such as Zunka Recipe Maharashtrian Ghavan Recipe Bhagar Recipe  
Published in Indian Raita Recipes
Pumpkin and Spinach Quesadillas Recipe

Pumpkin and Spinach Quesadillas Recipe

Thursday, 18 August 2016 00:18

Pumpkin and Spinach Quesadillas is a healthy breakfast option with wheat tortillas, mashed pumpkin and spinach. The contrast colors of pumpkin and spinach add a vibrancy to the dish. Quesadillas are so versatile that you can stuff with any vegetables or even with meat according to your taste buds. The addition of healthy veggies with cheese makes it a wholesome inviting cheesy breakfast. The recipe can be prepared quickly, in the sense, it takes 10 – 12 minutes for the entire preparation. Serve Pumpkin Spinach cheese quesadillas with Spicy Mexican Salsa Verde Recipe  or guacamole for breakfast or dinner.  Here are few more quesadillas which you can try and enjoy with your family. Bean Spinach And Corn Quesadilla Recipe Cheese and Black beans Quesadilla Cheese and Black beans Quesadilla
Pumpkin Wade (Sweet Pumpkin Pooris) Recipe

Pumpkin Wade (Sweet Pumpkin Pooris) Recipe

Sunday, 27 March 2016 00:29

Pumpkin Wade, also known as Dudyache wade can be made both sweet and spicy. These wadas are very similar to the Mangalore buns which are sweet in taste. These sweet wade are a great way to eat pumpkin and a twist to your regular vegetable. After making the pooris from the dough if some extra dough remains, you can store it in an airtight container in the fridge for upto 2 days and make them for breakfast or evening snacks. Did you know- Pumpkins are a rich source of vitamin A, which is good for eyes. They also protect the heart by stabilizing the blood pressure. Serve Pumpkin Wade with Sabudana Kheer or you can have it with Masala Chai during your tea time break. If you like this recipe, you can also try other similar recipes such as Bedmi Poori Puri Matar Ki Puri
Pumpkin Halwa (Kaddu Ka Halwa) Recipe

Pumpkin Halwa (Kaddu Ka Halwa) Recipe

Monday, 21 March 2016 00:44

Pumpkin Halwa or Kaddu Ka halwa is a North Indian dessert which is typically cooked during the festivals or fasting days. This halwa is very simple to make. We can make it just like carrot halwa with khoya or condensed milk. An Addition of khoya makes the halwa delicious and nutritious. Even pumpkin haters will love this halwa as it is almost impossible for anyone to guess that the halwa is made from pumpkin. An Addition of sugar to this halwa can be altered depending on the sweetness of the pumpkin. If your kids or any family member does not like pumpkin, make this yummy halwa and serve. They will surely love it. Did you know- Pumpkins are a powerhouse of nutrition. They promote eye health as they are rich in vitamin A, lower blood pressure, promote heart health and boost immunity. Add pumpkin to your diet and reap the health benefits. Serve Pumpkin Halwa as a dessert to your friends and family during Holi lunch or dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also try our other Halwa recipes like Atte Ka Halwa Gajar Ka Halwa Beetroot and Carrot Halwa Moong Dal Halwa Shakarkandi Ka Halwa  
Goan Pumpkin Sabzi Recipe

Goan Pumpkin Sabzi Recipe

Tuesday, 08 March 2016 00:04

Goan Pumpkin Sabzi is yet another delicious and healthy dish that we make in Goa especially on the vegetarian days. Try this recipe to give a twist to your regular pumpkin sabji. It is even enjoyed by the kids because of the sweet taste of pumpkin. Did you know- Pumpkins are considered to be a super food and since they are rich in vitamin A, they also boost eye health. They also lower the blood pressure and protects the heart. Serve Goan Pumpkin Sabzi with Goan Mushroom Xacuti, Steamed rice and Whole Wheat Lachha paratha for a perfect Goan meal. If you like this recipe you can also try Capsicum Masala Poriyal and Moongachi Usali.  
Tirunelveli Style Mor Kuzhambu Recipe

Tirunelveli Style Mor Kuzhambu Recipe

Friday, 22 January 2016 00:08

Mor Kuzhambu is a mildly spiced yogurt based south indian curry. Tirunelveli Style Mor Kuzhambu Recipe is a variation to the regular Mor Kuzhambu. The spiciness of the red chillies and the sourness from the tamarind brings in a distinct flavour variation from the regular Mor Kuzhambu. You can try making Tirunelveli Style Mor Kuzhambu Recipe using local ingredients like Green Bell Peppers, Cayote Squash (Chow Chow), Carrots or Drumsticks. I have tried using variety of these local ingredients and it came out really well when cooked using ash gourd or yellow pumpkin. Tirunelveli also known as Nellai widely known as the Halwa city is situated in the south of Tamilnadu. Nellai cuisine is regarded as one of the most aromatic cuisines in Tamilnadu. Tirunelveli Style Mor Kuzhambu Recipe is a speciality from this region. Enjoy it with Steamed Rice, Lemon Sevai, Kerala style Appam and some crunchy vadam.. You can also try other kuzhambu recipes like Kerala Style Puliserry Recipe (Mor Kuzhambu), Vendakkai Puli Kuzhambi (Kerala Bhindi Curry) by Saransh Goila, Chettinad Style Mulaikattiya Pasi Payaru Kuzhambu (Sprouted Green Gram Curry) Did you Know: Ash Gourd is a highly nutritive vegetable packed with vitamin B and C along with minerals like calcium, potassium,iron and phosphorous. With its good fiber content Ash Gourd helps in keeping the stomach free of ulcer and intestinal parasites. It also aids in weight loss and helps in fighting against mental illnesses like anxiety, insomnia and neurosis and paranoia.  
Spicy Millet Casserole with Pumpkin and Feta

Spicy Millet Casserole with Pumpkin and Feta

Friday, 01 January 2016 00:50

The Spicy Millet Casserole with Pumpkin and Feta is the perfect and wholesome dish that is made from foxtail millets that blend really well with roasted pumpkin puree and feta cheese. A Casserole is a creamy baked dish that is most often packed with vegetables and in this recipe, I have added foxtail millets that not only acts as an energy booster but also add to the nutrition and protein of the recipe. Serve the Spicy Millet Casserole with Pumpkin and Feta along with a crusted Garlic Bread for a weeknight dinner or even make it for a party with friends If you like one dish dinners or meals then you might also like Rosemary Mushroom Oatmeal with Fried Eggs Quick and Easy Baked Beans Shakshuka Skillet Potato and Eggs Recipe Spinach and Ricotta Dumplings
Curried Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Curried Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Friday, 24 July 2015 08:50

Curried Butternut Squash Soup is a quick and easy soup to make. High on nutrition, flavour and prepared in less than 30 minutes, this is a great recipe to use on cold rainy nights or during the winter. A big bowl of this hearty soup, some bread, dip and a salad on the side would just complete the meal. Did you know: Butternut squash composes of many vital poly-phenolic anti-oxidants and vitamins and is very low calories. A 100 gram serving provides only 45 calories, which makes this an excellent choice of vegetable for those trying to control weight. It contains no saturated fats or cholesterol and is a rich source of dietary fiber. Therefore it is no surprise that butternut squash is commonly recommended by doctors for patients fighting cholesterol and trying to bring their weight under control.
Published in Soups
Lahsuni Dal Tadka (Moong Dal with Pumpkin)

Lahsuni Dal Tadka (Moong Dal with Pumpkin)

Saturday, 18 April 2015 00:56

The Lahsuni Dal Tadka is a quick, simple and wholesome dal flavored with garlic and spices. The addition of Pumpkin to the dal makes it filling and wholesome making it a perfect One Pot Dish for the busy weeknight dinners. Serve the Lahsuni Dal Tadka with Pumpkin along with rice, accompanied with Palak Baingan Ki Sabzi and Moong Sprouts Salad. Did you know: The Dals, like other legumes, are a source of non-animal protein, as well as a rich source of dietary fiber and other nutrients. And Pumpkin is an extremely nutrient dense food, that has a chock-full of vitamins and minerals but low on calories. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dal or Kadhi recipes such as Karwar Style Varan Kadhi Recipe Jeera Rasam Recipe Vali Bhajji Ambat Recipe

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