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.
Its very delicious and has various variations and dishes. Watch the video here for Kashmiri style quick recipe of pumpkin.
Objective: Learn how to cook Pumpkin curry in Kashmiri Style
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes
Total time: 25-30 minutes
Cuisine: Indian (Kashmiri)
Watch the video here for step by step process of making Pumpkin (Kaddu):
Video duration: 04:54 minutes.
Recipe Specific Ingredients:
Pumpkin: 750 Gms
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
Salt: 1 tsp (as per taste)
Red Chilly Powder: 1 tea spoon
Mustard Oil: 2 spoons
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 cook Pumpkin:
Heat some oil (1 spoon) in a pan.
Add a pinch of asafoetida, 1 tsp cumin seeds and saute well.
Add the pumpkins to the pan and shallow fry it. keep stirring till golden brown.
Add 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp red chilly powder, 1 tsp fennel powder, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and mix well.
Add 1/2 glass of water 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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