While pumpkins are native to America, they are widely used in curries, soups etc. in India and its neighbouring countries. Chef Gautam Mehrishi combines pumpkins and chocolate to make Pumpbrins. Try this mouthwatering recipe and enjoy the flavour of pumpkin.

- 1

Cooking Time

-10-20 Min


- Expert

Preparation Time

- 10-12 Min


  • 3 - 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 pumpkin
  • 1 1/2 - 2 glass water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cup dark chocolate
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 thick dairy cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla sugar
  • 1 - 1 1/2 cinnamon flavoured cream cheese
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1/4 cocoa powder
  • For garnish: Coconut cream


  1. 1

    In a heated pan, add olive oil, slices of pumpkin and let it cook Add vanilla sugar and let it melt Once the sugar melts cook the pumpkin from the other sides.
  2. 2

    On a double boiler, salt, chocolate and let it melt Add pumpkin puree and mix it Add thick dairy cream and mix again.
  3. 3

    In a bowl, add cinnamon flavoured cream cheese, cardamom powder, cocoa powder and mix it.
  4. 4

    For presentation, in a plate splash some chocolate, add the fried pumpkin, cream and garnish with coconut cream.
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Chef Gautam Mehrishi loves a fragrant pot of desi ghee, biking through the Himalayas and adding a twist to Indian food, not necessarily in that order! His grandpa was his earliest fan who urged him to follow his passion and cook professionally, and he’s never looked back! He’s a familiar face on television, including LF where he hosts multiple shows.

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