How to make Pumpkin Quesadilla -

Delicious red pumpkin quesadillas with Indian touch.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Red Pumpkin, Chapatis (चपाती)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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For more recipes related to Pumpkin Quesadilla checkout Red Pumpkin Crushed Pepper, Pumpkin Pancake, Kaddu Ki Tikkiyaan, Red Pumpkin Chocolate Fingers . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Fish Cutlet Adraki Jhinga Barbecued Chicken Hariyali Omelette - SK Khazana

Pumpkin Quesadilla

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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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Pumpkin Quesadilla Recipe

  • Red Pumpkin 150 grams

  • Chapatis 4

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • mixed dried herbs 1 teaspoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns 2 teaspoon

  • Red bird's-eye chillies finely chopped 3-4

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Schezwan sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Processed cheese grated For topping

  • Spring onion bulbs sliced ¼ cup

  • Black olives sliced 6-8

  • Green olives sliced 6-8

  • Red capsicum cut into thin strips + for garnishing ½ medium

  • Green capsicum cut into thin strips + for garnishing ½ medium

  • Oil for shallow frying


Step 1

Peel and cut pumpkin into thin strips.

Step 2

Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan, add pumpkin strips and cook till golden and crisp. Add salt, mixed herbs and crushed peppercorns and mix well. Add red bird’s eye chillies and red chilli powder and mix well and sauté for a minute.

Step 3

For each quesadillas, place2 rotis on a worktop, spread some of the Schezwan sauce on each, top with cheese, some spring onion slices, some green and black oliveslices, sprinkle salt and remaining crushed peppercorns, place some pumpkin strips, some green and red capsicum strips and top with some more cheese. Place the remaining rotis on each to make quesadillas.

Step 4

Heat some oil on a non-stick tawa, shallow-fry quesadillas till brown and crisp on both the sides.

Step 5

Cut the quesadillas into wedges, arrange on a serving plate, garnish with both the capsicum strips and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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 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.