A Gut Expert’s Favorite Recipe – Pumpkin Tikki

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A Gut Expert’s Favorite Recipe – Pumpkin Tikki


A Gut Expert's Favorite Recipe - Pumpkin Tikki

Luke Coutinho (Designed by Priyanka Vithlani, Meal planning analyst)
It’s that time of the year when we speak about Halloween and Thanksgiving reminding us of the Spooky Staple Ornamental Pumpkin. Let us learn about a fantastic gut health recipe which will be an eye opener for those who think Pumpkin is bland and boring.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6 tikkis
Calories 152 kcal


  • Mixing bowl
  • Pan or a Tawa



  • In a pan with a few drops of oil, add the grated pumpkin, cumin powder, ginger and garlic paste.
  • Give it a stir, add salt and turn off the gas.
  • When the mixture cools down add the amaranth and sattu flour and mix it well .
  • Make small tikki out of it and if it is not hard enough to bind , add a little more of sattu flour to it.
  • Heat a pan and cook the tìkki in a slow flame with a few drops of oil until they turn golden brown in colour.
  • Serve hot with chutney.


  • Pumpkins are rich in fiber, which is an incredible nutrient for our gut.
  • 80% of our immune system is located in the gut, so pumpkin helps ensure it remains healthy with a high dosage of vitamin A per serving.
  • Pumpkin is an excellent source of antioxidants, aiding our gut's natural defense system.


Calories: 152kcalCarbohydrates: 25.3gProtein: 4.43gFat: 4.6g
Keyword traditional
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