Khatti Meethi Kaddu ki sabzi ,Sweet and Sour Pumpkin curry
Festive Recipe, Main Course
Raw Mango / Kachcha Aam
Sugar / Chini
Turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder
Red Chilli powder / Laal mirch powder
Green Chillies / Hari Mirch
Ginger / Adrak
Fresh Mint / Hara Pudina
Salt / Namak
Cloves / Lavang
Mustard Seeds / Rai
Fenugreek Seeds / Methidana
Fennel Seeds / Saunf
Asafoetida / Hing powder
Dried Red Chilli, Whole
Wash and chop the pumpkin (traditionally, green skinned pumpkin is not peeled, only yellow skinned pumpkin is peeled.but its okay if you'd like to peel the green pumpkin too. Nobody gets hurt. :) ).
Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add mustard seeds, fenugreek, cloves and fennel seeds and when seeds start crackling add asafoetida,whole red chilies and chopped green chillies.
Now add chopped pumpkin, ginger, chopped raw mango and all the spices EXCEPT sugar.
Mix well and add 3/4 cup water and pressure cook for 2 whistles or cook in a pan till it become soft to touch.
Then open the cooker and add sugar and mint leaves and cover and cook for 5 minutes on low heat.
Garnish with fresh coriander and serve
1-If you don't have raw mango then add 1.5 tsp mango powder or tamarind pulp at the end of cooking.
2-If you want to make it as a dry preparation then add just 1/3 cup water.