Pumpkin Quesadilla




  • Red pumpkin -150 grams
  • Leftover chapattis-4
  • Olive oil-2 tablespoon
  • Salt-to taste
  • mixed dried herbs-1 teaspoon
  • Crushed black peppercorns-2 teaspoon
  • Red bird’s-eye chillies finely chopped-3-4
  • Red chilli powder-1 teaspoon
  • Schezwan sauce-1 tablespoon
  • Processed cheese grated-For topping
  • Spring onion bulbs sliced-¼ cup
  • Black olives sliced-6-8
  • Green olives sliced-6-8
  • Red capsicum cut into thin strips + for garnishing-½ medium
  • Green capsicum cut into thin strips + for garnishing-½ medium
  • Oil-for shallow frying


Step 1
Peel and cut pumpkin into thin strips.
Step 2
Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan, add pumpkin strips and cook till golden and crisp. Add salt, mixed herbs and crushed peppercorns and mix well. Add red bird’s eye chillies and red chilli powder and mix well and sauté for a minute.
Step 3
For each quesadillas, place2 chapatis on a worktop, spread some of the Schezwan sauce on each, top with cheese, some spring onion slices, some green and black oliveslices, sprinkle salt and remaining crushed peppercorns, place some pumpkin strips, some green and red capsicum strips and top with some more cheese. Place the remaining chapatis on each to make quesadillas.
Step 4
Heat some oil on a non-stick pan, shallow-fry quesadillas till brown and crisp on both the sides.
Step 5
Cut the quesadillas into wedges, arrange on a serving plate, garnish with both the capsicum strips and serve hot.

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