Khatta Meetha Kaddu (Pumpkin) Recipe

Khatta Meetha Kaddu is a popular Indian dish made with pumpkin cooked in a tangy and sweet gravy. The pumpkin is simmered in a flavorful blend of spices, tamarind, jaggery, and tomatoes, resulting in a delicious and comforting dish. This dish is perfect for those who enjoy the combination of sweet and sour flavors. It can be served as a side dish with roti or rice.

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Ingredients for Khatta Meetha Kaddu (Pumpkin) Recipe

  • 125 gram Pumpkin, Peeled And Chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 0.13 teaspoon Fenugreek Seeds
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Tamarind Pulp
  • 1/2 tablespoon Jaggery
  • as per your need Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Khatta Meetha Kaddu (pumpkin) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, and fenugreek seeds. Let them splutter.
  • STEP 2.Add chopped onions and sauté until golden brown.
  • STEP 3.Add ginger-garlic paste and cook for a minute.
  • STEP 4.Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they turn soft.
  • STEP 5.Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt. Mix well.
  • STEP 6.Add chopped pumpkin and mix until well coated with the spices.
  • STEP 7.Cover the pan and cook on low heat until the pumpkin is tender.
  • STEP 8.Add tamarind pulp and jaggery. Mix well and cook for a few more minutes.
  • STEP 9.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with roti or rice.

Cooking Tips

  • Choose a ripe and firm pumpkin for the best results.
  • Adjust the sweetness and tanginess according to your taste by adding more or less jaggery and tamarind pulp.
  • You can also add some roasted peanuts for an extra crunch.

Storage and Serving

  • Khatta Meetha Kaddu can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the dish in a pan or microwave before serving.
  • Serve it as a side dish with roti, paratha, or rice.
Nutrition
value
241
calories per serving
18 g Fat3 g Protein16 g Carbs9 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    18g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Carbs
    16g
  • Fiber
    9g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    16g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Fiber
    9g

Fats

  • Fat
    18g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    119mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    549mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    54mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    18mg
  • Vitamin E
    4mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    62mg
  • Manganese
    5mg
  • Phosphorus
    68mg
  • Selenium
    2mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp