Kakharu Dunka Raee | How to make Kakharu Dunka Raee

By sweta biswal  |  8th Dec 2015  |  
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About Kakharu Dunka Raee Recipe

A rustic style curry with pumpkin leaves, tender stems and assorted vegetables in a mustard gravy!

Kakharu Dunka Raee

Ingredients to make Kakharu Dunka Raee

  • 4 cups pumpkin leaves and tender stems
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup potato
  • 1/4 cup Arbi/colocassia
  • 1/4 cup brinjal
  • 1/2 cup ridge gourd
  • 1 large tomato
  • 10-12 garlic flakes
  • 3-4 dry red chili
  • 2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp pancha phutana
  • 3 tsp oil
  • 1/ 2 tsp turmeric
  • salt to taste

How to make Kakharu Dunka Raee

  1. Grind the mustard seeds, cumin, 2 red chillis and 7-8 garlic pods into a fine paste.
  2. Heat the oil in a wok. Add the red chilli and pancha phutana. Allow it to splutter. Add in turmeric and all the chopped vegetables except for the pumpkin leaves and tomato.
  3. Stir fry the vegetables for 5-7 minutes. Then add the pumpkin leaves and tomatoes and mix well. Sprinkle salt and cover with lid for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add the mustard-cumin paste. Pour 1/2 to 1 cup water and cover with a lid.
  5. Bring it to a boil and allow to simmer for 10-15 minutes. ( If the veggies are still not done , pressure cook on a high flame for 2-3 minutes. )
  6. Crush and add the remaining garlic flakes just before removing the wok from the stove.
  7. Serve hot with white rice.

Reviews for Kakharu Dunka Raee (1)

Bindiya Sharma2 years ago

I can almost taste the sharpness of that gravy..lovely recipe!