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Pumpkin Raita
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5 from 2 votes

Pumpkin Raita

Pumpkin Raita- Cool refeshing and delicious Yellow pumpkin Raita/ dip-
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Lunch, Raitas / Dips, Side Dish
Cuisine: Uttar Pradesh Cuisine
Keyword: Pumpkin, Raita
Servings: 4
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 1.5 cup Yellow pumpkin/ Kashiphal/ Bhopla
  • 2 cup Yogurt
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Coriander/ Dhaniya
  • 1/3 tsp Pink Salt
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tsp Cooking oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin/ Jeera
  • 8 Curry Leaves
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder


  • Peel pumpkin and then chop to make big pieces.
    Pressure cook chopped pumpkin with a cup of water for 3 whistles or boil till cooked well.
  • Let it cool down completly and then mash it with a spoon.
  • Add mashed pumpkin,salt, black salt,chopped coriander and 1/2 tsp of chili powder in yogurt and whisk well.
  • Heat oil in small pan or laddle then add cumin seeds and curry leaves.
  • When cumin become golden ,remove the pan from the flame.
  • When oil cool down slightly add 1/2 tsp of chili powder in it.
  • Add this tempering in the yogurt and mix.
    Chill and serve.