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Kumro Chokka : Stir-Fried Pumpkin with Chickpeas |Cooking|

 

Stir Fry Pumpkin with Chickpeas

Kumror Chokka or stir fried pumpkin with chickpeas is a traditional Bengali recipe and is very popular in every Bengali home. There is nothing fancy about this recipe and is often served as a side with chapatti or poori.Stir Fry Pumpkin with Chickpeas

Though very popular, people have a love-hate relation with pumpkin. Fortunately I love pumpkin and love all the different varieties that we get here by all different names. Pumpkin is a highly nutritious vegetable. Low in calorie, rich in vitamin A, C and E, minerals, antioxidants and is abundant in carotenes. Pumpkin is high in dietary fiber and has no saturated fats or cholesterol. It is a great vegetable for cholesterol control and weight loss.… Read the rest

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