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Pumpkin Recipes

A pumpkin is a squash fruit, usually orange in colour when ripe. Pumpkins grow as a gourd from a trailing vine of the genus Cucurbita Cucurbitaceae.The pumpkin varies greatly in form, being sometimes nearly globular, but more generally oblong or ovoid in shape. The rind is smooth and variable in colour. Pumpkins are a popular food, with their insides commonly eaten cooked and served in dishes such as pumpkin pie; the seeds can be roasted as a snack.

  • Mathanga Erissery is one of the popular and traditional recipes of Kerala. It is an important dish on the Onam Sadhya menu. Mathanga Erissery or Pumpkin Erissery is a mild…

  • Pancakes are a great way to start your day and is one of the easiest/popular breakfast dishes to make. Light and fluffy, serve this with a topping of choice –…

  • Parangikai Halwa (Pumpkin Halwa) is a very simple and delicious halwa made during special occasions and festivals like Diwali. Ingredients: Parangikai (Yellow Pumpkin) – 1/2 cup, finely chopped Sugar –…

  • Red Pumpkin (or Parangikai) Thuvaiyal (Thogaiyal) is a delicious and easy to make dish typically served with hot rice. Ingredients: Red Pumpkin – 125 gms, peeled, chopped Coconut – 1/4,…

  • A simple and delicious curry made with chicken and pumpkin. Ingredients: Chicken Fillets – 300 gms, trimmed, chopped into small pieces Yellow Pumpkin – 400 gms, peeled, chopped Garlic –…

  • An ideal dish for those on diet. Ingredients: Red Pumpkin – 1/2 cup, grated Aval (Poha) – 1/4 cup Coconut – 1/4 cup, grated Jaggery – 1 tblsp, grated Curd…

  • A traditional and popular dish in South India especially in TamilNadu, the Pumpkin Curd Pachadi is a refreshing dish to cool down in the hot summer. Ingredients: White Pumpkin –…

  • Ingredients: White Pumpkin – 1 tblsp, chopped Toor Dal – 2 tblsp, boiled Turmeric Powder -1/2 tsp Sambar Powder – 2 tsp Peanuts – 2 tsp, boiled Tamarind Extract –…

  • Ingredients: Pizza Base – 1 King Prawns – 5 to 6, peeled, deveined Yellow Pumpkins – 250 gms, peeled, finely sliced Plain Yogurt – 2 tblsp Onions – 2, small,…

  • Ingredients: Pizza Base – 1, thincrust Onions – 1/4 cup, sliced, fried in little oil Chicken Breast – 1, small, cooked, chopped Mushrooms – 1 cup, sliced Pumpkin – 1/2…

  • Ingredients: Yellow Pumpkin – 1/2 cup, grated Coconut Milk – 1 cup Pachai Karpooram (Edible Camphor) – very little Cardamom Powder – 1 tsp Jaggery – 2 tblsp, grated Milk…

  • Ingredients: Yellow Pumpkin – 1 cup, peeled, chopped Mango – 1/4 cup, peeled, chopped Coconut – 1 tblsp, grated Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds – little Dry Red…

  • Ingredients: Pumpkin – 1, Small, chopped into large rounds or rectangles Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp Sambar Powder – 4 tsp Lemon Juice – 1/4 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste –…