10th July 2024

Pepper Pumpkin

pepper pumpkin

Pumpkin has zero cholesterol, is low on calories and is a rich source of nutrients. The potassium in it can help lower blood pressure. The addition of pepper and jaggery not only enhances the taste but also aids digestion. Serve your pepper pumpkin with rice or chappatis.

Serves : 3 persons

Prep. Time : 10 Mins.

Cooking Time : 12 to 15 Mins. (active)


  • Red Pumpkin (peeled and chopped) – 200 gms.
  • Onion (finely chopped) – 1
  • Green Chillies (deseeded and slit) – 2
  • Black Pepper(coarsely ground) – ½ tsp.
  • Garam Masala – ¼ tsp.
  • Freshly Grated Coconut – 1 tbsp.
  • Jaggery – 1 tsp.
  • Oil – 1 tsp.
  • Salt – ½ tsp. or to taste
Preparation of Pepper Pumpkin

Step 1:     Apply ½ tsp salt to the pumpkin and leave aside.

Step 2:     Heat oil in a pan. Sauté the onion till translucent.

Preparation of Pepper Pumpkin

Step 3:     Add all the remaining ingredients except the coconut. Cover and cook for 10 minutes or till tender.

Preparation of Pepper Pumpkin

Step 4:     Add the coconut, mix and leave for two minutes covered. Switch off the heat and leave covered for another five minutes.

Your sweet and peppery vegetable is ready.

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