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Achari Kaddu/ Pumpkin

Shalini S
15 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Achari Kaddu/ Pumpkin RECIPE

A simple, wholesome, healthy and nutritious recipe made in a jiffy and eaten without any fuss.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Tiffin Recipes
  • West Bengal
  • Roasting
  • Sauteeing
  • Basic recipe
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Pumpkin (yellow/green) - around 500 to 600 gms cut into small pieces with skin
  2. Green chillies 3-4 diced
  3. Ripe mangoes 2-3 cut into cubes after removing the skin
  4. Kalonji or nigella seeds - 1/2 tsp
  5. Hing or asofoetida - 1/4 tsp
  6. Saunf or fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp
  7. Jeera or cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  8. Methi or fenugreek seeds - 1/4 tsp
  9. Rai or Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  10. Mustard oil - 4 tbsp
  11. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  12. Coriander powder - 1/4 tsp
  13. Salt to taste
  14. Coriander leaves for garnish


  1. Heat mustard oil until it is smoky and the raw smell is removed. Turn off the flame for about a minute.
  2. Reheat the oil again after a minute and add in the green chillies and the asafoetida/hing.
  3. Add the rest of the seeds and saute for a few seconds untill the mustard seeds crackle.
  4. Add the pumpkin and the mango and mix properly.
  5. Reduce the flame and let the pumpkin cook and become soft. Stir it occasionally and keep it covered for a minute or two.
  6. By now the pumpkin should be slightly mushy. Add the turmeric, salt and coriander powder.
  7. Garnish with coriander and serve hot

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Akarshita prasad
Akarshita prasad   Jul-29-2016

nice dish to try! I wish the picture was better dear

Shalini S
Shalini S   Jul-26-2016

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