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kaddu ki khatti meethi sabzi
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kaddu ki Sabzi, khatta Meetha Kaddu- Bhandare wala

Kaddu Ki Sabzi /khatta meetha kaddu -A delicious sweet and sour yellow pumpkin curry
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course, sabzi, Side Dish
Cuisine: Rajasthani cuisine, Uttar Pradesh Cuisine
Keyword: bhandare wala, kaddu ki sabzi, khatta meetha kaddu
Servings: 6 people
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 1 kg Yellow pumpkin/ kaddu/sitaphal
  • 3 Green chili/ hari mirch
  • 2 tbsp Ginger / Adrak chopped
  • 5 tbsp Sugar or Jaggary
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric/ Haldi
  • 1 tbsp Coriander powder/ Dhaniya Powder
  • 3.5 tbsp Mango powder/ Amchoor or Raw Mango *
  • 1.5 tbsp Red chili powder/ Laal Mirch Powder
  • To Taste Salt

Tempering/ Tadka/ Waghar

  • 1 tsp Fenugreek seeds/ methi dana
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds/ rai dana
  • 3/4 tsp Fennel seeds/ saunf
  • 1/3 tsp Asafoetida/ Hing
  • 2 Whole red chili/ Sabut Laal Mirch


  • Wash kaddu and remove the seeds and then chop into medium size pieces.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add all the seeds of tempering .
  • When they start crackling then after few seconds add asafoetida and the whole red chilies.
  • Now add turmeric, chopped pumpkin,green chilies and salt ,mix well.
  • Add about 2-3 tbsp water and mix. Now cover the pan with a lid and cook on low heat.
  • It may take about 10-15 minutes to cook completely.
  • When pumpkin become soft then add red chili powder, coriander powder, mango powder, chopped ginger and sugar and mix gently.
  • Again cover with a lid and simmer for 3-4 minutes
  • Now add chopped fresh coriander and serve hot.
  • Serving suggestions- serve with poori, paratha, bedmi, or roti and rice.


If you are adding Raw mango pieces then add when the pumpkin is 3/4 done ,add raw mango pieces and then cover and cook till done.