Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Pumpkin Patties: Winter special....

         During winter we are in search of tasty and nutritious food to sustain the cold weather, so what is your idea about pumpkin......I know all smiles down...but yes pumpkins do taste good. Pumpkin is very good source of dietary fibre, iron, magnesium and keeps good control on blood glucose therefore very good for diabetic patients. But PUMPKIN!!!!! this is the thought that comes to our mind...but today's Pumpkin Patties will vanish all your bad thoughts regarding pumpkin. So try this recipe today  and ENJOY !!!..........I did it........

Pumpkin Patties


1 small red pumpkin

1/2 medium onion chopped

1 tbsp sesame seeds

3 cherry tomatoes sliced longitudinally and 1 tbsp chopped red cabbage to garnish ( optional)

1 tsp black pepper powder

Salt to taste


1.Peel and Chop pumpkin into medium size dices and boil them in water until they get cooked.

Cooked Pumpkin

 2. Smash the pumpkin ( I kept little cover of pumpkin to gain more fibre but ensure it is cooked well)

3. Add onion , salt and pepper. Transform them into shape of small round patties ( cookies) around 1/2-1 inch thick.

4. Sprinkle sesame seeds on each patties and garnish them tomatoes and red cabbage.

* These patties get formed as soft patties ; same like that made from smashed potatoes. You can eat them with spoon...

Pumpkin Patties are ready
Best accompanied with : Crackers


  1. have you ever tried dishes with barley upma etc.....barley also lowers the bad cholesterol....

    in fact its a gr8 diet food.....

    1. Yes Dr. Bokare its a good food for cholesterol. I have prescribed barley water to my patients. But I will certainly try barley upma....