Pumpkin Curry in 5 Minutes - Rajasthani Style

As I got the big pumpkin from the grocery store, I am trying new recipes out of it. Here is one more interesting Pumpkin curry in Rajasthani Style. This curry is prepared with tomato and curd which are added to the seasoning spices to make irresistible taste. As I noticed, pumpkin is beautifully gel with any combination of gravy of Indian style cooking. It tastes best with steam rice and even with roti/chapati. Learn more how to make this super easy delicious curry dish by following step by step recipe.

Check out some other recipes which i tried:

Pumpkin Curry - Rajasthani Style


Pumpkin – 2 cups (Chopped)
Potato – 1 cup (Chopped)
Tomato – 2 nos. (Chopped)
Curd – ¼ cup                                            
Cloves – 4 nos
Cardamom – 3 nos.
Nigella Seeds/ Kalonji – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder – ¼ tsp
Chili Powder – 1 tsp
Hing/Asafoetida – ¼ tsp
Coriander Seeds Powder – ½ tsp
Cumin Seed Powder – ½ tsp
Garam Masala Powder – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for seasoning

Pumpkin Curry- Rajasthani Style


Step 01) As raw pumpkin skin is very hard to cut with knife, it is better to cook this vegetable in microwave for about 5 minutes. Let it cool and it becomes very easy to remove the outer skin, and then chop them into smaller pieces.


Step 02) Boil the potato pieces in microwave for about 8 mins.

Step 03) Blend the cardamom and cloves into powder

Step 04Heat a pan with 1 tbsp of oil add the nigella seeds/kalonji and add the blended cardamom and cloves powder and saute them for a minutes


Step 05) Add tomato and fry for 1 minutes and then add curd, turmeric powder, chili powder, cumin seed powder, coriander powder, salt, hing/asofoetida and mix well and cook till tomato turns into mushy 


Step 06) Add the cooked pumpkin and potato and half cup of cooked pumpkin water and add garam Masala mix well to the gravy & cook for a minute and switch off the gas


Step 07) Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with steam rice.

Pumpkin Curry - Rajasthani Style
Pumpkin Curry - Rajasthani Style

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