How to make Chocolate Pumpkin Pie -

Pie with spiced pumpkin filling is a perfect dessert for your sweet tooth.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Pumpkin (लाल कद्दू)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

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Chocolate Pumpkin Pie

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 1-1.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 tablespoons

  • Pumpkin peeled, pressure cooked and pureed 450 grams

  • Zest of 1 orange

  • Clove powder a pinch

  • Sugar ¼ cup

  • Cinnamon powder 1 teaspoon

  • Nutmeg powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Fresh cream ½ cup

  • Eggs 2

  • Egg yolks beaten 2

  • Cocoa powder ¼ cup

  • Refined flour (maida) 1½ cups

  • Icing sugar 2 tablespoons

  • Salt a pinch

  • Butter chilled and diced ¾ cup

  • Egg yolk 1

  • Dark chocolate melted 100 grams

Method

Step 1

Sieve together the cocoa powder, flour, icing sugar and salt into a bowl. Add the butter and mix till the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

Step 2

Take the egg yolk in a bowl. Add one-fourth and one tablespoon water and mix well. Add this to the flour mixture, mix and knead into a stiff dough.

Step 3

Place the dough on the worktop and knead for thirty seconds or till smooth. Flatten into a disc, wrap in a cling film and refrigerate for thirty minutes.

Step 4

Roll out the dough and line a 23 cm pie tin with it. Discard the excess dough and prick the base with a fork. Refrigerate for thirty minutes.

Step 5

Preheat the oven to 180º C. Line the pie crust with a parchment paper and fill it with baking beans. Put the tin in the preheated oven and bake for twenty minutes.

Step 6

Remove the paper and beans and bake for another five minutes. Remove from oven and cool.

Step 7

Pour the melted chocolate in it and refrigerate till set.

Step 8

To make the pumpkin filling, combine the pureed pumpkin, flour, orange zest, clove powder, sugar, cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder, cream, eggs and beaten egg yolks in a bowl and mix well.

Step 9

Pour the filling in the pie crust, cover with an aluminium foil, put it in the preheated oven and bake for forty to fifty minutes. Remove from oven and cool.

Step 10

Cut into wedges and serve.

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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.