Ingredients :
  • 750 gms. Kaddu (pumpkin)
  • 4-5 green chillies, slit
  • cup oil
  • 4 Cloves
  • tsp. powdered Cinnamon
  • 1 black Cardamom, seeds only
  • 1 tbsp. ginger, sliced
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp. Cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp. Rock Salt
  • 1 tsp. chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp. coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp. Sugar
  • 20 gms. Tamarind pulp
  • 1 tbsp. fresh green coriander leaves




How to Make Khatta Meetha Kaddu (Pumpkin) :
  1. Peel the kaddu, remove fibres and seeds. Cut into 2-3 cm. (1-1 ) pieces.
  2. Heat the oil, add cloves, cinnamon and black cardamom seeds. Mix well and then add ginger, curry leaves and cumin seeds.
  3. Saute till lightly coloured, add pumpkin and green chillies, stir fry over high flame, till they look glossy. Add salt, chilli powder and sugar, mix well.
  4. Lower the flame and leave to simmer, covered, until cooked through, stirring 2-3 times (takes about 20-30 minutes).
  5. Add tamarind, cook for 2-3 minutes and serve hot, garnished with fresh coriander leaves.