The word pumpkin originates from the word pepon, which is Greek for “large melon “there are many verities of melon you found around the world. Srilankan have the unique quality of pumpkin with green color shell. we do lot of preparation by using pumpkin,curries,salads,desserts ect. Pumpkin Kalupol one of Sri Lanakan signature dish. Sri Lanaks do cultivating pumpkin sine long time.