Recipe: Masala Pumpkin

Make delicious pumpkin curry, by following this easy to make recipe.


2cups pumkin, cut in small pieces
1 cup tomatoes, sliced
1/4 cup tamarind juice

1/2 cup cilantro
Salt to taste

For seasoning:

4 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp fenugreek seeds (methi)
1 tsp fennel seeds (saunf)
2 tsp red chilli flakes
3-4 green chillies
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
5-6 curry leaves


Heat oil in a pan. Add fenugreek, mustard, and fennel seeds. When the seeds are brown and mustard begins to pop, add the curry leaves, turmeric powder, chili flakes, and fry for a few seconds. Add the pumpkin pieces, 1 1/4 cups of water and some salt, and cover and cook on medium heat until tender.

When the pumpkin is cooked, add the tomatoes, tamarind juice, slit green chillies, and cook until the raw flavor of the tamarind is gone and the gravy has thickened to the consistency you want.

Garnish the pumpkin gravy curry with chopped cilantro and serve hot with rice or roti.


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