How to make Penne Pasta in Pumpkin sauce -

Excellent way to use up leftover pumpkin sabzi and dal.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Penne Pasta, Leftover Masaledar Pumpkin Ki Sabzi

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Noodles and Pastas

Penne Pasta in Pumpkin sauce

Penne Pasta in Pumpkin sauce 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 : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Penne Pasta in Pumpkin sauce Recipe

  • Penne Pasta cooked 2 cups

  • Leftover Masaledar Pumpkin Ki Sabzi 1 cup

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic cloves 4-5

  • Leftover dal 1 cup

  • Fresh cream 2 tablespoons

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Salt to taste

  • Parmesan cheese powder 2 teaspoons

  • Fresh basil leaves 4-5


Step 1

Heat olive oil in a deep non-stick pan, crush garlic and add and sauté till lightly browned.

Step 2

Grind dal and pumpkin ki sabzi with ½ cup water to a smooth paste.

Step 3

Add ground mixture to the pan and mix well. Add penne and mix well. Add fresh cream, crushed peppercorns, salt and Parmesan cheese powder and mix well.

Step 4

Roughly tear basil leaves and add and mix well.

Step 5

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve immediately.

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