Creamy Pumpkin Risotto
by Tarla Dalal
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Risotto is an Italian one-dish meal of rice and cheese cooked with other ingredients. It has a khichdi like consistency, which is very comforting and soothing to the palate, while also being very satiating.
In this Creamy Pumpkin Risotto, we have thrown in a smart assortment of delicious ingredients to make it super tasty. While cream and pumpkin sauce give it a soft, luscious mouth-feel, a splash of herbs and pungent veggies like onion and garlic give it a lip-smacking flavour!
Something that’s sure to make you lick your fingers, the Creamy Pumpkin Risotto is a blissful one-dish meal, which will prove to be better than even a full spread!
Enjoy other Italian recipes like the Creamy Beetroot Risotto or Italian Style Baby Potatoes .
- Combine the roughly chopped pumpkin and enough water in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 8 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Drain and blend in a mixer till smooth. Keep aside.
- Heat the butter and olive oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the rosemary, onions and garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Add the arborio rice and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Add ½ cup of vegetable stock, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes or till the vegetable stock gets evaporated, while stirring occasionally.
- Repeat step 3 with the remaining 2½ cups of vegetable stock.
- Add the remaining 1 cup of vegetable stock and the chopped pumpkin, salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 7 to 8 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the prepared pumpkin sauce, cheese and fresh cream, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve hot.
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