Kitchen Tips: How To Freeze Pumpkins?
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Pumpkin is a fruit, It ripens and eventually becomes rotten, just like all fruits do. Due to their high water content, pumpkins experience this even more quickly. You have about two weeks to use it once it is picked before it begins to decay. The first is that you don't need to keep pumpkin seeds in storage. For this reason, a lot of individuals decide to freeze pumpkins. It is the ideal method for preserving pumpkins. Just cut off the decaying portion of a pumpkin if it's starting to go bad and freeze the remainder.

Both raw and cooked pumpkins can be frozen. Dice a raw pumpkin, pre-freeze it on a baking sheet, and then transfer it to a freezer bag to freeze. Depending on how you intend to use the cooked pumpkin after defrosting, you can purée it or freeze it in chunks.

Why freeze them?

Your pumpkins will last longer if you freeze them. Additionally, it enables you to use them throughout the entire year. Imagine having access to your favourite cubes year-round. Who would not love that? Additionally, you should freeze them so you can season them later. When the pumpkin has defrosted, combine it with stock and seasonings to make a delightful soup for yourself or your family.

Steps to freeze pumpkin

 Remove the rind and seeds from the leftover pumpkin after cutting it into quarters.

 Choose the dice size that makes the most sense for your intended usage. The size typically doesn't matter all that much.

 The chunks should not contact one another as they are placed on a cookie sheet lined with aluminium foil. It's not a big deal if some of them contact slightly. After that, put the cookie sheet in the freezer and wait until the pieces are completely frozen, which usually takes a few hours.

 Take hold of the cookie sheet, separate any clumps that may have developed, and put the chunks into a freezer bag or other container. Put a name and a date on it.

 Put the containers or bags in the freezer.