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How To Make Curried Pumpkin And Other Dishes

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ONEMAN SHOW had been given a large pumpkin and this video shows how to use this vegetable other than making a PUMPKIN pie/dessert.HE MAKES CURRIED PUMPKIN AND CREAM OF PUMPKIN SOUP.
Ingredients
For pumpkin curry
  Pumpkin 2 Cup (32 tbs) (peeled and chopped)
  Mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fenugreek 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dry red chilies 2 , chopped
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon, chopped
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Canola oil 2 Tablespoon
  Wheat crackers 1 Tablespoon
  Sweet onion 1 , chopped
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Green bell pepper 1⁄2 , chopped
  Green chilies 3 , chopped
  Ginger 2 Teaspoon, chopped
  Salt To Taste
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
For pumpkin soup
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), chopped finely
  Black pepper To Taste
  White flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Basil leaves 6
Directions

FOR CURRY
MAKING
1. In a pan, heat oil. Add dry red chili, fenugreek, mustard and sauté them.
2. Add onion, bell pepper, garlic, salt, green chilies, ginger and stir fry them for 1 minute.
3. Stir in the pumpkins and season with wheat crackers, coriander powder, red chili powder and turmeric powder.
4. Cook for 5-10 minutes until the pumpkin is soft and tender. Turn off the heat and transfer it to bowl.

SERVING
5. Serve the Pumpkin Curry with thepla or roti.

FOR SOUP
MAKING
1. In a bowl, put pumpkins. Cover and place it in the microwave oven for 2-3 minutes.
2. In a skillet, heat olive oil. Add onion, bell pepper, garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
3. Season with salt and black pepper. Add in the pumpkin, stir well and cook for a few minutes.
4. In a blender, put the pumpkin mixture. Add milk and flour. Blend until smooth.
5. Return the blended mixture to the pan and bring to a boil.
6. Transfer the soup to a serving bowl. Garnish with basil leaves.

SERVING
7. Serve the Pumpkin Soup with tortilla chips.

Tip: Marinate the pumpkin seeds in spice mix and bake in the oven until golden brown and crisp.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Fusion
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Mouthwatering curried pumpkin and soup can set a perfect dinner table. If you like the idea, you would also like making it with Bhal Dave, who has presented a simple method to prepare this delicious vegetable. So next time when your guests pour in, make sure to surprise them with your culinary skills.

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