Kashmiri Kadai Kaddu (Krai Al); Pumpkin


Pumpkin is highly nutritious and rich in Vitamin A. It is a very good antioxidant and helps to boost immunity. It is a low calorie food and hence may help weight loss.

Pumpkin cooked in Kashmiri style after frying and then infusing it with the nice aroma of Cardamoms and Cinnamon. It tastes great and sure you will love it.

Al Rogan Josh (Pumpkin Rogan Josh)

Objective: Learn how to cook Pumpkin curry in Kashmiri Style

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes

Total time: 25-30 minutes

Servings: 4-5

Cuisine: Indian (Kashmiri)

Pumpkin cooked in Kashmiri style after shallow frying and then infusing it with the nice aroma of Cardamoms and Cinnamon. It tastes great and sure you will love it. Do watch the recipe here.

Video: See the video here for step by step preparation

Video duration: 07:29 minutes.

Kadai Kaddu; Dry Pumpkin Curry


Recipe Specific Ingredients:

Pumpkin: 1 Kg

Spice Ingredients:

Asafoetida: 1 pinch

Cumin Seeds: 1 tea spoon

Turmeric Powder: 1/2 tsp

Fennel Powder: 2 tea spoons

Pepper Corn: 1 tsp

Big Cardamom: 2-3 Pieces

Cinnamon: 1 piece of 1 inc

Bay leaves: 2

Cloves: 3-4

Basic Ingedients:

Salt: 1 tsp (as per taste)

Red Chilly Powder: 1 tea spoon

Mustard Oil: 1 spoon for cooking

Mustard Oil: 5-6 spoons for deep frying

How to Prepare for making Pumpkin:

Clean the pumpkin, peel it and chop into small pieces.

Grind 2 large cardamoms, 1 inch cinnamon, 1 tsp pepper corns to fine powder.

How to fry Pumpkin for Kari Al (Al Roganjosh)

Heat some oil in a pan. Add the chopped pumpkin and fry it till it turns golden brown.

Take them out in a separate bowl or plate.

How to cook Pumpkin Rogan Josh (Al Rogan Josh):

Heat some oil (1 spoon) in a pan.

Add a pinch of asafoetida, 1 tsp cumin seeds, 2 bay leaves and saute well.

Add 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp red chilly powder, 1 tsp fennel powder, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and mix well.

Add 1 glass of water and mix well.

Add the pumpkins to the pan and mix well.

Add grinded spices and mix well again.

Cover the lid and simmer it for 4-5 minutes.

It is ready to serve.

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