Red Pumpkin Stir-Fry.

Servings – 3.                                                                                                                                           Preparation Time – 30 minutes.


  1. Red Pumpkin(small) – 1
  2. Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp.
  3. Asafoetida or Hing – A pinch.
  4. Salt -According to taste.
  5. Garam Masala – 1 tsp.

For tempering

  1. Five Spice or Paanchphoran(whole) – 1 tsp.
  2. Dry Red Chilly -2.
  3. Bay Leaf – 1.
  4. Olive Oil – 2 tbsp.

For Garnishing:

  1. Fresh Cream -2 tbsp.
  2. Cilantro -A handful.


Step 1 – Wash, scrape and finely chop the pumpkin.

Step 2 – Now take a wok and add 2 tbsp of olive oil into it. Now add paanchphoran,  dry red chilly and 1 bay leaf into the oil. When it starts to splutter add a pinch of asafoetida in the wok.

Step 3 – Now add the finely diced red pumpkin, salt, turmeric powder and saute the veggie for five minutes. Now cover the wok with a lid and simmer your flame to a medium flame. Let it cook .

Step 4 – When the red pumpkin is cooked add 1 tsp of garam masala in the veggie and saute it once more.

Step 5 – Switch off the flame and garnish it with chopped fresh cilantro and fresh cream.

Our red pumpkin stir-fry is ready to be served.Serve it with hot phulkas, naan,paranthas,rice etc.

Do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback about the recipe. Everyone have a great week. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!

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Hi! Cooking has been my passion for the better part of my life. I was brought up knowing the traditional Indian style of cooking from my ancestral home. I wish to pass on this treasure trove of delightful, easy and yummy recipes to foodies and budding chefs alike. I also love experimenting with food and discovering world cuisine. I wish to keep discovering amazing new recipe's and showcasing them with the world.

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