How to make Cheynempet Pusknika -

Pumpkin with fenugreek

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Pumpkin (लाल कद्दू), Onions (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Cheynempet Pusknika

Cheynempet Pusknika Recipe Card


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 : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cheynempet Pusknika Recipe

  • Pumpkin 225 grams

  • Onions 1/4 teaspoon

  • Onion 1 small

  • Ginger 1/4 inch piece

  • Garlic 1 cloves

  • Green chillies 2

  • Fresh coriander leaves a few sprigs

  • Oil 2 teaspoons

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) 1 teaspoon

  • Coconut,scraped 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Scoop out the seeds, peel and wash pumpkin. Cut the flesh into cubes. Parboil with little turmeric powder. Peel, wash and chop onion.

Step 2

Peel, wash and chop ginger roughly. Peel, wash and chop garlic. Remove stems, wash, slit, de-seed and chop green chillies. Clean, wash and chop coriander leaves.

Step 3

Heat oil in a pan and add fenugreek seeds. Sauté for few seconds and then add chopped onion, ginger, garlic and green chillies. Cook until the onions are soft.

Step 4

Add the pumpkin, scraped coconut and salt. Cover the pan and finish cooking over low heat for five to ten minutes. Stir in chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

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