Pumpkin from Avadh (Awadhi kaddu sabji)

  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation time: 5 minutes.
  • Frying time: 16 minutes..
  • Total time: 21 minutes.

Pumpkin is excellent source of beta carotene and vitamin A. It is Very low in saturated fat and low in cholesterol. So, why are you waiting for? Cook this recipe today and enjoy!

Awadhi style of cooking is an art of cooking over slow fire with ghee; typically this pumpkin sabji served as side dish to Poori, but also tastes amazing with paratha or even with rice and dal combo. This recipe is ideal for various occasion too.

Ingredients:

  • Pumpkin: 500 gm.
  • Potato: 200 gm.
  • Mint /coriander leaves: 20 gm.
  • Asafoetida: ½ teaspoon
  • Fenugreek seed: ½ teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Red chili powder: 1 tablespoon (as per taste)
  • Mango powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Ghee: 3 tablespoon
  • Salt: 1 tablespoon
  • Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Kasuri methy powder: 1 teaspoon

Preparation:

  1. Chop the pumpkin and potato into 1-2” pieces. Keep aside.

Method:

  1. Take a heavy bottom pan, heat ghee, add fenugreek seed, and sputter for few seconds add asafoetida; Put chopped potatoes, sauté on high flame for couple of minutes. Add chopped pumpkin stir fry for a minute, cover and cook until half done on low flame (About 4-5 minutes).
  2. Add chili powder, turmeric powder, kasuri methy and salt; continue to cook on low flame till done (About 3-4 minutes), add mango powder and mint leaves, cook it another one minute.
  3. Put off the flame; transfer into serving bowl serve with Poori, paratha or dal-chawal (rice)
  4. “Pumpkin from Avadh (Awadhi kaddu sabji)”sabji is ready for serving as side dish.
Pumpkin from Avadh (Awadhi kaddu sabji)
Pumpkin from Avadh (Awadhi kaddu sabji)
Ingredients
Chopped ingredients
add fenugreek seed
add asafoetida
Put chopped potatoes
Add chopped pumpkin
stir fry for a minute
Add chili powder, turmeric powder, kasuri methy and salt
continue to cook on low flame
add mango powder and coriander leaves
Pumpkin from Avadh (Awadhi kaddu sabji)
Pumpkin from Avadh (Awadhi kaddu sabji)
Pumpkin from Avadh (Awadhi kaddu sabji)
Pumpkin from Avadh (Awadhi kaddu sabji)

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