How to make Grilled Pumpkin And Spinach Risotto -

Healthy italian risotto with spinach and grilled pumpkin slices.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Red pumpkin, Arborio rice (आरबोरिओ राइस)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Rice

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Grilled Pumpkin And Spinach Risotto

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Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Grilled Pumpkin And Spinach Risotto Recipe

  • Red pumpkin peeled and sliced 100 grams

  • Arborio rice shredded 10-12 leaves

  • Parboiled rice (ukda chawal) 1 cup

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onion roughly chopped 1 medium

  • Garlic chopped 3 cloves

  • Vegetable stock 2 1/2 cups

  • Fresh cream 3 tablespoons

  • Parmesan cheese grated 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat oil in a pan. Add onion and sauté till soft. Meanwhile grill the pumpkin slices on a grill pan. Brush with a little oil, turn over and grill till both the sides are well grilled and soft.

Step 2

Add rice to the onion and continue to sauté for a couple of minutes. Add garlic and sauté for another minute. Add a little vegetable stock and cook on medium heat. Once it is absorbed add a little more stock and salt continue in this manner till all the s

Step 3

Add spinach and mix. Add fresh cream and mix. Add parmesan cheese and mix. Transfer the risotto onto a serving dish.

Step 4

Place the grilled pumpkin slices on the top and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.