September 24, 2014

Pumpkin poori recipe - kumbalkayi poori recipe - lal bhoplyachi poori recipe - how to make pumpkin poori

Pumpkin poori recipe - Today I am sharing with you all a sweet poori recipe prepared with pumpkin, wheat flour and jaggery. Pumpkin sweet poori is a teatime snack. It taste the best when served hot and accompanied by savoury snacks. If you have pumpkin in stock, making poori is one of the best ways to use it. It goes exceptionally well with hot tea, coffee or chilled drinks. It doesn't need any side dish. Check out other pumpkin recipes.

Pumpkin poori in plate

Preparation time  15 minutes
Cooking time  15 minutes
Yields  12 pooris

1 cup grated pumpkin
1¼  cups wheat flour
1½  tbsp jaggery 
Salt to taste
Oil to fry

Pumpkin poori recipe with step by step pictures

Wash the pumpkin, peel it and grate.
grated pumpkin

Place a non stick pan on a low flame. Put the jaggery in this pan and allow it to melt.
melted jaggery to make pumpkin poori

Once the jaggery melts, add the grated pumpkin and stir to combine.
pumpkin added to jaggery

Cover the pan with a lid and cook the pumpkins on low flame till soft. Do not add water.
cooking the pumpkin for pumpkin poori

When the pumpkin become very soft and mushy, mash it with the back of a ladle and keep it aside to cool.
mashed pumpkin jaggery mixture

Then add the wheat flour and salt to the pumpkin jaggery mixture. Knead it to a poori consistency dough. Add water if required.
Wheat flour added and kneaded

Divide the dough into 12 equal portions and shape them into round balls.
divided and shaped the dough into balls

Dust the chapati board with wheat flour. Place a dough ball on the board and roll out a thin poori and place it on a plate. Repeat this process to all dough balls.
rolled the balls into pooris

Heat enough oil in a kadai. Put a tiny dough ball in the hot oil and test it. Once the oil become very hot, fry the pooris till golden colour from both sides.
friying the poori in hot oil

Serve hot with choice of your drink and other savoury snacks.  This poori doesn't need any side dish.
Pumpkin poori in serving plate


  1. Never had this type of puri, will try sooner...

  2. Pumpkin poori look simply delicious.

  3. Wonderful recipe! I'd love to try this version of poori.

  4. naturally sweet Pooris.. Looks yum..

  5. one of my fav is pumpkin.. Love the slight sweetness. Can u pass me these pooris

  6. interesting one..yummy!


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