Pumpkin Skin Chutney Recipe

Pumpkin Skin Chutney is a flavorful and tangy condiment made from the discarded skin of pumpkins. This chutney is a great way to reduce food waste and make use of every part of the pumpkin. The skin is cooked with a blend of spices, onions, and tomatoes to create a delicious and versatile chutney that can be enjoyed with rice, bread, or as a dip for snacks. It adds a unique twist to your meals and is a perfect accompaniment to Indian dishes.

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Ingredients for Pumpkin Skin Chutney Recipe

  • 0.33 cup Pumpkin Skin, Chopped
  • 0.17 tablespoon Oil
  • 0.17 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 0.17 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • as needed A Few Curry Leaves
  • 0.17 Onion, Chopped
  • 0.33 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 0.08 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.17 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste

Directions: Pumpkin Skin Chutney Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash the pumpkin skin thoroughly and chop it into small pieces.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and curry leaves. Let them splutter.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped onions and sauté until they turn golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Cook until the tomatoes are soft.
  • STEP 5.Add the chopped pumpkin skin and cook for 10-15 minutes until it becomes tender.
  • STEP 6.Allow the mixture to cool and then blend it into a smooth paste.
  • STEP 7.Transfer the chutney to a jar and store it in the refrigerator.
  • STEP 8.Serve the Pumpkin Skin Chutney with rice, bread, or as a dip for snacks.

Cooking Tips

  • You can add a pinch of sugar to balance the tanginess of the chutney.
  • Adjust the spice level according to your taste by adding more or less red chili powder.
  • For a smoky flavor, you can roast the pumpkin skin before adding it to the chutney.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the Pumpkin Skin Chutney in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.
  • Serve it chilled or at room temperature.
  • You can also use this chutney as a spread for sandwiches or wraps.
Nutrition
value
44
calories per serving
4 g Fat< 1 g Protein2 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    4g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
    2g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    2g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    4g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    9mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    45mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    8mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    2mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    7mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    12mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp