Saturday, 17 December 2011

(Pumpkin) Kaddu Ki Sabzi

kaddu ki sabzi

Kaddu ki sabzi or sitaphal sabzi is a family favorite. The best thing is that it can also be eaten in fasts like Navratri and Ekadashi. Kaddu subzi, aloo ki sabzi and kuttu paratha or puri makes a complete Navratra thali. Oops! I forgot to mention, sabudana keer.
Recipe of kaddu ki sabzi
1/2 kilogram kaddu (pumpkin/ sitaphal) - peeled and cubed
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
2-3 green chillies- chopped
Salt to taste
1/4 tsp garam masala powder
1/2 tsp coriander powder
2 tsp sugar
1 tsp amchoor (dried mango powder)
1/2 tsp methi dana (fenugreek seeds)
A pinch of hing (asafoetida)
1 1/2 tbsp oil
1. Heat oil in a pan or a kadhai. Add methi dana and when it changes color, add hing. Add green chillies and sauté for 1 minute.
2. Add kaddu pieces. Add turmeric, coriander powders and salt. Mix well. Lower heat and cook covered till kaddu turns tender.
3. Add sugar, amchoor and garam masala powder and mix well. Cook till all the water evaporates. Serve kaddu ki sabzi hot.

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