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Navratri Kaddu

By: Chitra Ahluwalia Pal of New York, US

Very simple Kaddu ki Sabzi

Filed in Main Dishes

Serves 4 people

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Kaddu ki sabzi is one of the popular recipes prepared on Navratri.


  • ½  kg Kaddu (yellow pumpkin/ sitaphal), peeled and cubed
  • Sendha  or normal salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp of amchoor / mango powder
  • 1 tsp of turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp of methre / methi ke daane
  • 1 tsp of cumin / zeera seeds
  • 1 tsp of sugar
  • 1 tsp of red chili powder
  • ½ cup of Water
  • Oil
  • 1 tbsp of coriander / dhaniya leaves


  1. In a non stick pan or pressure cooker add 2 tbsp of oil
  2. Add cumin seeds and methre until they splutter.
  3. Now add turmeric powder, red chili powder, salt and amchoor powder.
  4. Cook for 1 minute and add sugar.
  5. Now add pumpkin to it.
  6. Cook it for 3 minutes and add water.
  7. Simmer for 10 minutes and cook with lid on.
  8. Mash the pumpkin and serve hot.
  9. Garnish with dhainya leaves or green chilies.

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By Tina on 4/26/2010 6:17:00 AM

Nice Recipe


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