How to make Jowar Pumpkin Gnocchi -

A powerhouse of nutrients, this gnocchi dish is a gourmet’s delight

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Sorghum flour (jowar ka atta), Boiled pumpkin puree

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Noodles and Pastas

Jowar Pumpkin Gnocchi

Jowar Pumpkin Gnocchi Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Jowar Pumpkin Gnocchi Recipe

  • Sorghum flour (jowar ka atta) 1 1/2 cups

  • Boiled pumpkin puree 2 cups

  • Sweet potatoes , boiled, peeled and cut into medium sized pieces 2 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns to taste

  • Olive oil 3 tablespoons

  • Garlic , finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh mixed herbs , chopped 1/2 tablespoon

  • Fresh basil leaves 8-10 + for garnish

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Parmesan cheese 20 grams


Step 1

Take sorghum flour in a mixing bowl, add sweet potatoes and mash with a fork. Add 1 cup pumpkin puree, salt and crushed black peppercorns, and knead into a dough.

Step 2

To make gnocchi, take small portions of the dough and shape them into cylinders. Flatten the edges.

Step 3

Heat sufficient water in a deep non-stick deep pan and let it come to a boil. Drop in the gnocchis into the boiling water and cook till they float on the surface.

Step 4

Meanwhile to make the sauce, heat oil in a shallow non-stick pan, add garlic and sauté well.

Step 5

Add the remaining pumpkin puree and mix well. Strain the cooked gnocchi and add to the sauce and toss gently till they are well coated with the sauce.

Step 6

Add salt and mixed herbs. Tear basil leaves and add to the gnocchi. Add red chilli flakes and gently toss on high heat.

Step 7

Transfer into a serving plate, grate parmesan cheese on top and garnish with basil leaves. Serve hot.

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