Ingredients 400 grams orange pumpkin yellow / cubes
2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
2 tsps amchoor powder (raw mango powder) optional
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 – 2 tsps coriander powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp salt or more to taste 2 or 3 tomato / 1 TSp koji (black seeds ) / we also can add pickls at the end when its done .. totall your choice if you want to add .
coriander Finely chopped for garnish
To prepare Kaddu ki sabzi, in a heavy bottomed wide wok / kadai, heat the oil. Add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds. Once the add the pumpkin cubes and toss well to coat with oil and whole spices.
On medium flame, cook the pumpkin for 5 minutes or so, then add all remaining powdered spices, including , cover and cook on low flame. This will take at least 15-20 minutes to cook. Keep checking every 5 minutes, if any additional water is required, adding 1/4 cup at a time, if necessary.
When cooked, you should be able to crush the pumpkin with the thumb with light pressure but the shape should be retained, and the whole dish should not turn into mashed pumpkin.
Adjust the red chilli powder, to suit your taste such that it is a good balance of spicy, sweet and sour. If the pumpkin is inherently quite sweet,
Garnish with finely chopped coriander.
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