pumpkin recipes | collection of 12 delicious pumpkin recipes | kaddu recipes

collection of 12 pumpkin recipes – pumpkin also called as kaddu is one of the veggies that we use in indian cuisine. while there are many dishes that are made exclusively only with pumpkin, some dishes include pumpkin with other veggies. in this pumpkin recipes collection i have largely shared posts made with yellow-orange pumpkin.

pumpkin recipes, kaddu recipes

pumpkin is easily available everywhere. being rich in vitamin A pumpkin is very good for the eyes. its also rich in fibre and hence keeps you full for some time. its also rich in potassium than banana which is good for muscles and maintaining body pressure.

the most difficult part in making any kaddu dish for me is to peel it or to cut it into small pieces…. unless you buy pre chopped pumpkin pieces from the market. once you are able to chop the pumpkin, then more than half of the job is done. from a difficult veggie to chop, the pumpkin transforms into a melt in the mouth veggie when cooked.

i will update this collection as i add more pumpkin recipes on the blog.

collection of 12 pumpkin recipes:

1. kaddu ki sabzi recipe – easy and delicious pumpkin recipe that can be made on regular days and also during navratri or ekadashi fasting. this kaddu sabzi is a favorite at home. kaddu ki sabzi is also known as petha sabzi.

kaddu ki sabzi recipe

2. khatta meetha kaddu recipe – this is one of the easiest sabzi recipe that is made with kaddu. in hindi khatta means sour and meetha mean sweet. the sourness coming from dry mango powder (amchur) and the sweetness coming from sugar/jaggery as well as pumpkin.

khatta meetha kaddu recipe

3. pumpkin kheer recipe – a flavorsome, easy to prepare, traditional navratri sweet dish made with pumpkin.

pumpkin kheer recipe

4. kaddu ka paratha recipe – a quick, healthy and tasty paratha made from kaddu, herbs and spices. this is a nutritious recipe as these flat breads are made from whole wheat flour and pumpkin.

kaddu paratha recipe

5. kaddu ka halwa recipe – sweet pudding made with pumpkin along with cardamom, melon seeds and dry fruits. this is a very easy recipe of pumpkin halwa. the whole halwa is made in the pressure cooker, saving time and energy. i have also shared kashi halwa that is popular in south india and is made with white pumpkin.

kaddu ka halwa recipe

6. lobia pumpkin sambar recipe – simple homely sambar from the karnataka cuisine made with black eyed peas (lobia or chawli) and pumpkin.

black eyed beans pumpkin sambar recipe

7. pumpkin erissery recipe – a mild and tempered curry with light sweet tones made with pumpkin, cowpeas (lobia) & coconut. a kerala traditional dish served during onam sadya.

pumpkin erissery recipe

8. eggless pumpkin muffins recipe – this is an eggless, diary free, refined sugar free and a wholesome pumpkin muffin. these muffins are spiced with cinnamon, dry ginger and nutmeg powder. hence they are aromatic too.

eggless pumpkin muffins recipe

9. pumpkin bhaji recipe – simple, easy and minimally spiced pumpkin sabzi with coconut. the coconut also add to the sweetness of the pumpkin in this recipe.

pumpkin bhaji recipe

10. kaddu pakora recipe – pumpkin fritters made for fasting or religious vrat. these kaddu pakoras are very soft from inside and are a tasty snack to have during navratri fasting.

kaddu pakoras recipe

11. avial recipe – a favorite recipe made from mix vegetables, coconut and curd. avial is a traditional recipe of kerala and an essential dish of sadya.

12. pumpkin soup recipe – easy and tasty recipe of a one pot pumpkin soup. the recipe is more of an european style recipe and does not have any indian flavors or taste.

pumpkin soup recipe

12. poosanikai sambar recipe – this is a delicious south indian sambar variety made with yellow pumpkin. its a no onion no garlic recipe.

pumpkin sambar recipe

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i started vegrecipesofindia.com in feb 2009. it is a pure vegetarian blog and shares recipes with step by step photos that will help you to make delicious and tasty vegetarian food easily.

i am passionate about cooking from childhood and learnt cooking from my elders. having a home science degree greatly enhanced my cooking & baking skills and took it to a different level which i now share as foolproof recipes. i was trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.


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