Khatta Kaddu Recipe

Khatta Kaddu Recipe | Himachali Cuisine | Veg Recipes

Khatta Kaddu Recipe is a daily cuisine of Himachal PradeshThis dish is very easy and can be consumed with anything and everything. It can be eaten along with Roti, Chapathi or Steamed Rice.

Ingredients:

Yellow Pumpkin – 350 grams
Salt – 1/4 teaspoon + 1/8 teaspoon
Cumin Seeds – 1 teaspoon
Coriander Seeds – 1 teaspoon
Black Pepper – 1/2 teaspoon
Cloves – 4 – 5
Green Cardamom – 1
Mustard Oil – 1 tablespoon
Coriander Leaves – for garnish
Asafetida – 1/8 teaspoon
Red Chili – 2
Turmeric – 1/8 teaspoon
Fenugreek Seeds – 1 teaspoon
Garam Masala – 1 teaspoon

Khatta Kaddu Recipe Procedure:

  1. Peel off the pumpkin and cut them into small cubes.
  2. Cook the pumpkin for 3 munites with a pinch of turmeric and salt. make sure its shape is still retained.
  3. Add cumin seeds, coriander seeds, red chili, cardamom, cloves and black pepper and pound it well to make a coarse powder.
  4. Heat mustard oil in a pan and add the coarsely grounded spices and asafetida and sauté
  5. Immediately add the pumpkin and mix well.
  6. Let it cook for 3 minutes and add the garam masala
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot!!

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