Description: Pumpkin has a hard and thick skin that is usually peeled before cooking. It has a sweet taste and becomes tender and pulpy when cooked. Pumpkin, a perfect choice of vegetable to use in cooking of your favourite dishes such as vegetable curries, sweet dishes, or soups. Bring home the Pumpkin Disco which can be used in various culinary preparations along with other vegetables. Pumpkin is also used in Sambhar in the Udupi cuisines and also used for preparing sweet dishes such as Halwa. Pumpkin Pie, a popular sweet dish is made from Pumpkin Puree in the western countries.
Nutrient Value & Benefits:
It is a good source of dietary fibre, and is a storehouse of antioxidants and vitamins. It is beneficial for skin and eyesight.
There are many ways pumpkin can be incorporated into desserts, soups, salads, preserves, and even as a substitute for butter.
This MNT Knowledge Center feature is part of a collection of articles on the health benefits of popular foods. It will explore the health benefits and nutritional content of pumpkins, as well as ways to include more in the diet.
- The potassium contained within pumpkins can have a positive effect on blood pressure.
- The antioxidants in pumpkin could help prevent degenerative damage to the eyes.
Shelf Life: Recommended to be consumed within 7-8 days of purchase.
Storage Tips: Store in open basket at room temperature. Refrigerate after it is peeled or cut. Storage Temperature (degC)
Unit: 1 Kg/500 G.
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