Pumpkin serves as major ingredient in variety of dishes, be it dessert, spicy stuff or simply any baked item. So, in order to proceed with pumpkin preparation, you ought to know how to properly grate pumpkin. Mechanically speaking, pumpkin can be grated with a sharp knife, a peeler and cheese grater. Wash your pumpkin and using a begetable peeler, remove the outer skin. Now using a sharp knife, chop the peeled pumpkin into small or medium chunks. Put the medium chunks into food processor with attached grating blade and hand grate the small chunks using cheese grater.