Pumpkin Puree is easy to make and pocket friendly. You have 'n' no of recipes to try with the homemade fresh pumpkin puree
Author: sharmila kingsly
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1cupWaterIf using Instant Pot for cooking the pumpkin
2tbspWaterwhile blending the pumpkin
Instant Pot Pumpkin Puree
In an Instant pot add in 1 cup of water and place the steel basket inside. Place the whole pumpkin inside the instant pot. Now close the Instant pot and select pressure cook mode and set 14 mins in high pressure. Turn the pressure valve to the sealing position.
Wait for a natural pressure release and then open the Instant Pot. The pumpkin is soft and cooked. Prick the pumpkin with a fork and check. The fork easily pierces the pumpkin
Remove the pumpkin and place it on a chopping board and let it cool down for a while. Now slice the pumpkin and scoop out the inner flesh and seeds.
Scoop out the flesh and add to a blender. Add water only if needed. Add up to 2 tbsp not more than that
Blend to a fine puree. Instant Pot Pumpkin puree is now ready
Pumpkin Pure in Other devices
Take the pumpkin, Using a Sharp Kitchen Knife cut open the pumpkin.
Remove the inner flesh and skin of the pumpkin. Using a spoon scoop out and remove the inner flesh completely.
Pumpkin Puree in Oven
Slice the pumpkin into medium-sized pieces. Preheat the oven at 200 Deg C and bake the pumpkin at 200 Deg for about 50 to 1 mins.
If you insert a fork and see it should go easily that is when the pumpkin is cooked.
To Blend the Pumpkin:
Now scoop out and remove the flesh of the pumpkin
Add the flesh to a food processor and puree it. If necessary add in 1 or 2 tbsp of Water, But keep it as minimal as possible.