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Kaddu Ki Sabzi | Oil Free | Vegab | Jain | Pumpkin Curry

Cooking Time: 50 min
Prep Time: 10 min
Serves: 3-4

This kaddu ki sabzi is made without any oil. Its dairy free and contains no onions or garlic. Its simple, refreshing and delicious.

Ingredients:

  • 750gm kaddu (green Pumpkin)- unpeeled, cut into cubes
  • pinch of asafoetida (hing)
  • 1″ ginger
  • 1 salt to taste
  • 1.5 cups water

For Tempering

  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder

For Masala

  • 2 dry red chillies – broken into small pieces
  • 1 tbsp tur dal
  • 1 tbsp urad dal
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp jeera
  • 4-5 curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp grated coconut or desiccated coconut
  • 1/3 cup pulp from 1 Small Lemon Size Tamarind
  • coriander leaves for garnish

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oil free kaddu ki sabzi, pumpkin curry, oil free cooking

Method

To Prepare Masala

  • Dry roast the ingredients – red chillies through curry leaves
  • Lightly roast the grated coconut separately, no need to roast desiccated coconut
  • Once the tur dal turns golden, remove, cool add the grated coconut & tamarind pulp
  • Blend to a smooth paste

To Prepare Tempering

  • In a tadka pan and add mustard seeds.
  • Once they splutter, turn off the heat and add turmeric powder.

To Prepare Kaddu Subzi

  • In a pot, add water, this tempering of mustard seeds and turmeric, grated ginger, salt and asafoetida
  • Once the water starts boiling, add the pumpkin pieces and let it cook for 10-12 minutes until the pieces are soft but retain shape. You can check after 5-7 minutes and add water if required.
  • If you find some water is left, do not drain it.
  • You can also steam the kaddu/pumpkin pieces and add to half the quantity of water.
  • Add masala paste to the cooked pumpkin cubes in the same pan and mix it well.
  • Let is cook on a low flame. The excess water should get absorbed by the masala. Add a little more water if necessary.
  • Once ready, garnish with coriander and serve.

This dish will taste great with chapati, millet rice or dosa!

 

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