Qasar E Pukhtan Recipe 2020

About Qasar E Pukhtan:-

Qasar-E-Pukhtan is an Awadhi dish that is from the land of Nawabs. This dish got its fame after the Mughal Dynasty. Qasar E Pukhtan enriches in nutrition and it is known for its taste and texture.

The main ingredient of this dish is a pumpkin that provides a base (gravy) to this dish. It is very similar to Sahi Panner in texture. Mughal’s left the footmark of its dishes that is popular all over the world. i.e Chicken Afghani, Chicken Seekh Kabab, and many more. The Pumpkin consists of Vitamin C and Vitamin E that acts as an antioxidant.

Qasar E Pukhtan is cooked with the ingredients panner, Cashewnuts, cheese, and fresh cream which changes its taste and flavor. This dish is good for health and can stimulate the blood pressure and the antioxidants in our human body.


Qasar E Pukhtan Recipe

  • Author: Vikash Aadarshi
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian


It is a vegetarian dish from the land of nawabs. This dish is known for its specialty of its cooking style, taste, and texture.



  • 250gm Pumpkin in cube form
  • 1 big slice of Onion
  • 4 tbsp of boiled Cashew nut paste
  • 4 tbsp of Fried Garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp of Cumin
  • 1 tbsp of Red chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp of Coriander powder
  • ½ tbsp of Mace powder
  • ½ tbsp of Black Cardamom powder
  • ½ tbsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp Garam masala
  • 100gm Butter
  • 50gm Ghee
  • 3 tbsp Ginger Garlic paste
  • 400gm Paneer in cubes
  • 1 tbsp Rose Water
  • 4 tbsp Fresh Cream
  • Salt to taste


1) First, we are going to make the base of gravy, Take a pan/skillet heat some oil, and put sliced onion in it.

Qasar E Pukhtan Recipe Instruction 1

2) Add cube cut pumpkin and saute them together for 8-10min. Then, let it cool and make a paste of it by blending it in a mixer.

Qasar E Pukhtan Recipe Instruction 2

3) Take another Pan/Skillet, heat some ghee then add cumin powder and ginger garlic paste.

4) After 2 minutes add all the powder spices and let them cook for 10 minutes.

5) Add the pumpkin and onion paste and cook it for 5 minutes.

Qasar E Pukhtan Recipe Instruction 3

6) Add cashew nut and fried garlic paste in the pan. Cook it for 10 minutes and add the salt as per taste.

7) When the gravy is cooked, add the cube-shape panner and let it simmer for 5 minutes.

8) Add 100gm of butter for glaze and cook it for 5 minutes more.



9) After that, pour a few drops of rose water and add fresh cream to it. Simmer it for 2 minutes and turn off the flame.

10) Garnish it with freshly chopped coriander leaves, fresh cream, and chopped dry fruits.

  • Category: Vegeterian
  • Method: Moderate cooking
  • Cuisine: Mughlai Cuisine


  • Serving Size: 100g
  • Calories: 229
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Sodium: 288mg
  • Fat: 19g
  • Saturated Fat: 11g
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 4g
  • Fiber: 0
  • Protein: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 8mg

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