Pan Fried Sweet Pumpkin with Peanut

Pan Fried Sweet Pumpkin with Peanut

Pan Fried Sweet Pumpkin with Peanut
  • Servings : 3
  • Prep Time : 10minuets
  • Cook Time : 10minuets
  • Ready In : 20 minuets

“Misti kumra” is the Bengali name of sweet pumpkin. Ripe sweet pumpkin is good for pan fried or grill.


500 g. sweet pumpkin

50 g. roasted peanut

02 pcs green chili

05 g. ginger paste

05 g. garlic paste

05 g. dry red chili powder

10 g. cumin powder

Pinch of cumin seeds

05 g. turmeric powder

05 g. salt

Oil for cooking


 Slice the sweet pumpkin about 3/1 inch thick, 02 inch long and width 01 inch then keep a side.

In a mixing bowl assemble the ginger paste, garlic paste, dry red chili powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, salt, 02 tbsp. oil and green chili and make it paste.

Bring the sweet pumpkin on mixture bowl and marinate with mixed paste then keep it 15 minutes for rest.

Make a frying pan medium high heat then put a pinch of cumin seed and let tempered it, add oil and wait for oil become hot.

After oil become hot then put sweet pumpkin on the pan. Shallow fry the sweet pumpkin one by one side until cooked. When Sweet pumpkin becomes cooked, add the crushed  peanut . After finished, sweet pumpkin  keep in a serving dish.

Serve the “pan fried sweet pumpkin with peanut” with any type of rice dish or roti .

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