by Palak Rajput
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Pumpkin Pie, it is pumpkin based sweet and bit of garam masala flavoured pie you can also serve with sweet youghurt.
- Combine the plain flour, salt and add the cold butter into the flour and with your fingers crumble the butter and flour until you get coarse breadcrumbs texture.
- Add enough cold water to form into a soft dough.
- Do not handle the dough more than required at this stage.
- Cover the dough with wet muslin cloth and chill for half an hour.
- Place the dough on a floured surface.
- Roll out the dough to a circle, approximately 12" in diameter to line a 22. 5 cm (9") pie dish or tart pan with removable bottom.
- Prepare the edges and chill while you prepare the filling. Keep aside.
- Cut the pumpkin into wedges.
- Scoop out the seeds, pith and fibre with the help of a spoon.
- Pre heat the oven to 350 degree Celsius for 15 minutes.
- Place the pumpkin wedges on a lightly oiled baking sheet and bake in the oven for about 45 minutes to an hour or until the pumpkin is tender when pierced with a knife.
- Scoop flesh out of the skins and puree with a hand blender or mash well by hand. Keep aside.
- Pre-heat the oven to 200 degree Celsius.
- In a deep bowl, combine the pumpkin puree, condensed milk, corn flour, spices and salt and beat until there are no lumps in the mixture.
- Spoon the filling into the chilled crust and level with the help of a palette knife.
- Bake for about 40 minutes or until the filling is set and the top crust is a nice golden brown.
- Allow to cool, cut into wedges and serve with whipped cream or with vanilla ice cream.
This recipe was contributed by Palak Rajput on 21 Apr 2011
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