Pumpkin and Chicken Fried Rice

Preparation Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Serves: 4

Energy - 255kcal


400g cooked rice

200g Pumpkin cut into strips

200g boneless chicken

1 Knorr seasoning cube

2 cloves garlic chopped

1 in. ginger chopped

1-piece Rampe

1 spring curry leaf

2 tbsp oil

Salt and pepper to taste

50g pumpkin seeds

Knorr Recipes | A Dish Of Healthy Pumpkin Fried Rice


1. Melt margarin in a pan. Add ginger, garlic, rampe and curry leaves. Sauté till fragrant.

2. Now add the boneless chicken and saute till cooked. Then add the pumpkin strips. Saute for a minute.

3. Add the pumpkin seeds and then the knorr seasoning cube. Mix well and then finally add the cooked rice. Mix well to combine to season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve hot.

Chef Tip

To make the seeds nash drain the seeds well. Sun dry and peel off the shirm. Store in a cool and dry place.

You probably never knew that Pumpkin seeds provides you Fibre and it is a good source of Unsaturated Fats such as Omega 6 fatty acids. Also, did you know that pumpkin is a good source of Vitamin A?

Reference : Food Based Dietary Guidelines for Sri Lankans; Nutrition Division Ministry of Health

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