Pumpkin is rich in vitamin A, fibre and low in calories, which makes it a healthy vegetable to gorge on. Moreover, it is low in glycemic index, meaning even diabetics can eat it. So what are you waiting for? Get started with these simple, healthy and tasty pumpkin recipes.
Baked pumpkin chips: Isn't it sounding interesting? Well, cut pumpkin in long slices, sprinkle some spices and dry herbs and baked it to enjoy this tasty snack item.
Pumpkin kheer: As pumkin is sweet in taste, you can use this vegetable to make Indian-styled kheer or payasam. All you need is some sugar (jaggery), milk, pumpkin and rice (optional).
Pumkin salad: Another interesting way to include pumpkin in your lunch or snack time meal is to make a colourful salad. Add all the vegetables such as beetroot, greens, paneer, olive oil, pumpkin seeds, pumpkin and black pepper to make this yummy salad.
Pumkin pancakes: If you have a sweet tooth then pumkin is your best bet as it is healthy and helps you to satiate your sweet tooth. Make pancakes with pumpkin and wheat or maida flour as a healthy breakfast option.
Pumpkin smoothie: It goes without saying that having pumpkin as a smoothie or juice helps you to reap its nutritional benefits. Milk, sugar and pumpkin is all you need to prepare this drink.
Pumpkin curry: You can even make a healthy and tasty curry with pumpkin. With pumpkin pieces, seasonings, coriander leaves, salt and spices, you can make this recipe at home within few minutes.
Lastly, pumpkin soup is everyone's favourite due to its refreshing taste. It is also easy on stomach. A perfect recipe for winter evenings.