How to make Crisp Penne and Pumpkin Chips -

Deep fried penne mixed with masalas and served with deep fried pumpkin slices.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Penne Pasta, Pumpkin (लाल कद्दू)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Crisp Penne and Pumpkin Chips

Crisp Penne and Pumpkin Chips 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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Crisp Penne and Pumpkin Chips Recipe

  • Penne Pasta boiled leftover 1 cup

  • Pumpkin peeled 300 grams

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder to taste

  • Black pepper powder to taste

  • Cumin powder to taste

  • Chaat masala to taste

  • Sugar to taste


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 2

Thinly slice pumpkin on a slicer and dip them to a bowl of cold water. Add salt and mix well.

Step 3

Slide penne pasta into hot oil, one by one, and deep-fry till crisp and light brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Drain water from the pumpkin and deep-fry in same hot oil till crisp and light brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5

Transfer the fried penne into a bowl. Add salt, red chilli powder, black pepper powder, cumin powder and chaat masala to penne and mix well. Add sugar and mix well.

Step 6

Sprinkle the same masalas on the pumpkin chips and mix well.

Step 7

Transfer penne onto a serving platter, top with pumpkin chips and serve.

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