Pumpkin Leaves Fried With Pumpkin

4.50 from 2 votes

Pumpkin leaves should be soft and cleaned. There should not any spot or insect bites. Pumpkin should be yellow and fresh. Boil the pumpkin pieces and mashed with some other ingredients. Fold with pumpkin leaves then dip in batter and shallow fry.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2


  • 6-7 Pumpkin leaves
  • 250 gm yellow pumpkin
  • 1/4 cup chickpeas flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida
  • 1 tablespoon poppyseeds
  • Chopped green chillies
  • Chopped coriander leaves
  • Oil for shallow for
  • Salt


  • Wash the Pumpkin leaves properly.
    Pumpkin Leaves Fried With Pumpkin - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Steam or boil the pumpkin pieces then mash. Make sure after steamed it should be dried.
    Pumpkin Leaves Fried With Pumpkin - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Now take a mixing bowl add mashed pumpkin, salt chopped green chillies, chopped coriander leaves, poppyseeds and little oil.
  • Mix all ingredients take a handful mashed pumpkin wrap with pumpkin leaf then fix with toothpick and keep aside.
  • Take another mixing bowl add chickpeas flour, turmeric powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder, hing and salt. Make a smooth batter.
  • Dip the pumpkin parcels into the batter then shallow fry. Both sides should be cryspy and brown. After then fried leaves will ready to serve.


Can be served as a snacks or could be served with steamed rice/ kichidi, pulao etc.

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