Heeng Roasted Pumpkin Recipe

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Heeng Roasted Pumpkin
How to make Heeng Roasted Pumpkin
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Marinated and baked, pumpkin pieces are doused with a delicious yogurt dressing.

Ingredients of Heeng Roasted Pumpkin

  • 500 Gram Butternut squash/pumpkin
  • Marinade for pumpkin:
  • 1 sprig Thyme
  • 1 tsp Grain mustard
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp Smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Brown sugar
  • As per taste Salt
  • 1/3 tsp Cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 tsp White pepper
  • A pinch of Heeng
  • For the yogurt dressing:
  • 2 tbsp Hung curd
  • 2 Garlic cloves, roasted
  • A pinch of Cumin seed powder, roasted
  • 2 tsp Cardamon powder
  • 1 tsp Black salt
  • 1 tsp Sumac powder
  • 4-5 Basil leaves

How to Make Heeng Roasted Pumpkin

  • 1.Cut the pumpkin in quarters, don't bother peeling it, its easier to peel after it is cooked.
  • 2.Blend all the ingredients to a smoothie.
  • 3.In a baking tray, place the wedges of pumpkin and pour the marinade all over and massage the pumpkin.
  • 4.Bake for 30 min @ 180 °C.
  • 5.Rest the pumpkin until it is cool enough to handle for peeling and slicing.
  • 6.Peel and slice the pumpkin, arrange on a plate/tray.
  • 7.Pour the dressing/sauce over the pumpkin.
  • Prepare the Roasted Garlic:
  • 1.Season a whole garlic with a pinch of salt and olive oil.
  • 2.Wrap in foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  • 3.Pick out the cloves and puree and mix in with the yoghurt and spices. Serve.
Key Ingredients: Butternut squash/pumpkin, Thyme, Grain mustard, Olive oil, Smoked paprika, Brown sugar, Salt , Cinnamon powder, White pepper, Heeng, Hung curd, Garlic cloves, Cumin seed powder, Cardamon powder, Black salt, Sumac powder, Basil leaves
Tags: Pumpkin