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4 from 3 votes

Pumpkin Masala Poori

Deep fried savoury Pumpkin bread-Indian Style
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast, Main Course, Tiffin recipes
Cuisine: Uttar Pradesh Cuisine
Keyword: fried, kadoo, poori, Pumpkin
Servings: 4 people
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 250 gms Yellow Pumpkin/ Kaddu/Kashiphal
  • 1.5 cup Wheat Flour/ Aata
  • 2 tbsp Gram Flour/ Besan
  • 2 tbsp Semolina/sooji
  • 1.5 tbsp Fresh Mint/Pudina
  • 1 tsp Red Chil Powder / Laal Mirch
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder/ Dhaniya Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds/ Jeera
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida/Hing
  • To Taste Salt
  • for Frying Cooking Oil


  • Peel the skin of pumpkin,remove the seeds and chop pumpkin into big pieces.
  • Pressure cook with a cup of water for 3 whistles on medium heat.
  • Squeeze and mash the pumpkin when cool down completely.
  • Take the mashed pumpkin in a bowl and add all the ingredients in it
  • Mix every thing and make a medium thick dough and cover and rest for 10 minutes.
  • Knead it well and make small size balls from the dough.
  • Dust the balls in dry flour and roll to make medium thick pooris/discs.
  • Heat oil in a deep pan and add the rolled poori in it.
  • Press with the spatula to help it puff perfectly.
  • When poori become golden then turn the side and cook from other side.
  • When become golden from both the sides then remove from the pan and drain on a paper napkin.
  • Serve hot for breakfast ,lunch or dinner.


Serving suggestions-serve with potato curry,chutney or pickle