How to make Spicy Pumpkin With Coconut -

Pumpkin cooked in spicy gravy with coconut.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Spicy Pumpkin With Coconut

Spicy Pumpkin With Coconut Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Spicy Pumpkin With Coconut Recipe

  • Pumpkin 500 grams

  • Onions sliced 3 medium

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Garlic crushed 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh red chillies chopped 3

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed 1 teaspoon

  • Cinnamon powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Desiccated coconut 1/4 cup

  • Tomatoes chopped 3 medium


Step 1

Peel and cut the pumpkin into medium sized pieces. Heat oil in a pan, add sliced onion and saute on high heat. Add pumpkin pieces and saute for a few minutes.

Step 2

Add crushed garlic and saute. Add fresh red chillies, salt and crushed black pepper and mix. Add cinnamon powder, desiccated coconut, chopped tomatoes and water. Cover and cook for 20-25 minutes till done. Serve hot.

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