Pumpkin Wade (Sweet Pumpkin Puris)

A super way to have pumpkin in your daily meal. Try out this classic Maharashtrian recipe of sweet and spicy puris. Pumpkin is rich in vitamin A which is good for eyes.

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  1. Whole Wheat Flour – 2 cups
  2. Besan – 1/2 cup
  3. sooji – 1/2 cup 
  4. Pumpkin –  2 cups chopped
  5. Cumin seeds (Jeera) – 4 teaspoon 
  6. 1/2 cup Jaggery , grated (optional)
  7. Sesame seeds  – 2 teaspoon 
  8. Cooking soda – 1 pinch 
  9. Cooking oil – 2 cups for frying
  10. Salt , to taste


  1. Pressure cook pumpkin. Let it cool once its cooked.
  2. Mash it in a big bowl, add all purpose flour, sooji, besan, salt, turmeric powder, chilly powder & baking soda.
  3. Mix well and add the water to knead the dough which was used to boil the pumpkin. Make sure pumpkin is properly mashed before mixing it with the dry ingredients.
  4. once the dough is ready grease it well with oil.
  5. Make small balls out of it and make little thicker than usual puris.
  6. Deep fry it and remove it on a tissue paper.

Have puris with curd or masala chai.

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