Tuesday, 30 March 2010

Pumpkin Crisps



Pumpkin Crisps- Crispy crunchy pumpkin crisps an alternate to the everyday potato crisps. Thinly sliced pumpkin deep fried to golden brown giving a delicate sweetness that is savoured in every bite.

Ingredients:




I pumpkin
Sunflower Oil for frying
Pinch of salt and pinch of pepper for seasoning.

Method:

1. Wash and peel the pumpkin and slice it thinly using a mandolin.
2. Dry the pumpkin slices and spread out on a dish.
3. Heat the oil and fry the pumpkin crisps in small batches on a medium heat till golden brown.(If you fry them at a high heat they will be soft and not crispy.)
4. Drain on kitchen paper.
5. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
6.Transfer to serving dish and serve with mint chutney or dip of your choice.



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39 comments:

  1. Hi Nayna,
    After 4 attempts I could open your comment box. That too through Mozilla fire fox. Earlier I even tried to open this via IE.There I could only see your page without any faulty messg. But the comment box was not opening. All for you dear:-)
    Your pumpkin crisps look very crunchy. This is a new kind of snack for me.
    Deepa

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  2. Hey Nayna
    Sorry I missed few of your posts! kids are at home and locked up in the kitchen..crisps looks really delicious..got to try it!!

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  3. lovely crisps...nice use of pumpkins here..

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  4. innovative and interesting! approximately how long did you dry the slices?

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  5. Looks very crispy...........very different

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  6. Nayna,

    wonderful idea, i think i will bake this one.

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  7. @swathi I tried baking these but I found they didnt crisp up as good as the fried ones.

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  9. wow.. nice looks really crispy & perfect..

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  10. yummy.....I like fried snacks very mcuh..very innovative recipe

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  11. They look super crispy and yummy..nice color :)

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  12. Healthy crisps. I don't think I can stop at one. This looks addictive! Thanks for sharing. MaryMoh at http://www.keeplearningkeepsmiling.com

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  13. Looks very crispy...........very different

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  14. new dish which i have never come across.sounds yummy.will try sometime.

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  15. A very innovative recipe . must giv it a try . Love the beautiful clicks also .

    Smita
    @ Little Food Junction

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  16. Hi, Thanks for stopping by my blog, you have a lovely blog too, will come back more often to check what you cooking and baking..

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  17. Yummy n inviting. Lovely collection of recipes with cute pics. Do drop in at my blog sometime.

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  18. I hate pumpkins, because I have not accustomed to it's taste. But this looks tempting and good. Crisp fritters looking yum!

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  19. Never heard about this recipe before' looks too good, perfect with chai.

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  20. such a yummy crunchy snack. nice presentation.

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  21. Good healthy substitute for potato chips!!...nice and crunchy!!
    Smitha

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  22. Looks very unique recipe..looks ver nice snacks..

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  23. Cool idea...crunchy munchy yummy chips...

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  24. Very creative and a yummy recipe, looks super delish

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  25. Looks super crisp Nayna and a nice dish with pumpkin.

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  26. that's a nice new recipe I should try!! they look perfect, crispy and delicious!!!

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  27. Delicious pumpkin crisps, awesome alternate to the usual potato chips. Thanks for visiting my blog earlier and do come back.

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  28. wow! i haven't tried it so far and it is so crispy!

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  29. Dunno how i missed this pumpkin crisps..very creative and looks awesome..

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  30. this sounds unusual and interesting!will sure come back for more.. Thanks for visiting my blog.

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  31. doing a project how are pumpkin crisps good for people thx

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  32. hi doing a project how are pumpkin crisps good/help people.

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  33. how are pumpkin crisp good for you?
    plz help thx.

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  34. how are pumpkin crisp good for you?
    plz help thx.

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  35. Looks great! Tell me, is this yellow or white pumpkin that you use? Mail me at sameer dot Nagarajan at gmail Dot com

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