Try This Delicious & Healthy Recipe Of Roasted Pumpkin Salad

Celebrity Nutritionist Pooja Makhija shares a nutritional recipe of roasted pumpkin salad and we just can't wait to try it.

Bhavishya Bir
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Are you looking to switch to a healthy diet but don’t want to compromise on the taste? Worry not because here is a recipe for delicious and healthy roasted pumpkin salad. This salad is full of healthy ingredients and it has nutritional value, thus, it is quite beneficial for you.

In her recent Instagram post, Celebrity nutritionist Pooja Makhija shares a delicious recipe of roasted pumpkin salad recipe. She shows us how to prepare the salad by adding tons of nutritious ingredients, thus making the salad healthy and tasteful at the same time.

Roasted Pumpkin Salad Recipe

Have a look at the recipe for roasted pumpkin salad. Prepare this for yourself and relish it.


  • Pumpkin
  • Olive Oil
  • Green Vegetables Of Your Choice
  • Chopped Nuts
  • Dijon Mustard
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Honey
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Dried Apricots & Dates


pooja makhija roasted pumpkin salad

  • Start by chopping the pumpkin into cubes.
  • Spread the pumpkin cubes on a baking sheet and drizzle olive oil over it.
  • Roast at 200 degrees Celcius for about 25 minutes.
  • Chop green vegetables of your choice.
  • Chop some nuts of your choice.
  • Take a large bowl and add roasted pumpkin cubes, nuts and greens.
  • To prepare the dressing, take a small bowl and add dijon mustard, apple cider vinegar, honey, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  • Drizzle the dressing over the salad.
  • Add some dried apricots and dates.
  • Mix well and relish.

Benefits Of Pumpkin

benefits roasted pumpkin salad

The main ingredient of roasted pumpkin salad is the pumpkin and it is really really beneficial for you. Read on to know about some of the benefits of pumpkin.

Weight Loss

If you want to lose weight, then pumpkin can prove to be beneficial for you. This is because it is rich in fibre, thus keeping you feeling full for longer. Along with this, it has low amounts of calories. Thus, it will be an aid for you if you want to lose weight.

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Good For Eyes

Pumpkin is orange in colour and this colour comes from the amount of beta-carotene present in it which eventually converts into vitamin A which is essential for eye health. This is because vitamin A helps the retina to absorb and process light. Along with this, pumpkin contains lutein and zeaxanthin. These two antioxidants can prevent cataracts.

Strengthens Immunity

A strong immune system is extremely important, especially since we are fighting a pandemic for the last 2 years. One ingredient that can help strengthen your immunity is pumpkin. It can help you to fight infections, viruses and other diseases. It can keep all the fungal and bacterial viruses at bay. Also, it is packed with vitamin C which can help you to recover from cold.

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Lowers Cancer Risk

Aforementioned, pumpkin has beta-carotene which is good for the eyes and skin. Along with this, it can also lower the risk of a few types of cancer including prostate and lung cancer. Along with this, vitamin A and C present in pumpkins can help to fight cancer.

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