Pani kakharu sakara (Chatpata petha kaddu/Ashgourd in sweet and sour gravy) | How to make Pani kakharu sakara (Chatpata petha kaddu/Ashgourd in sweet and sour gravy)

By Shashwatee Swagatica  |  12th May 2018  |  
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Pani kakharu sakara (Chatpata petha kaddu/Ashgourd in sweet and sour gravy)by Shashwatee Swagatica
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    15

    mins
  • Serves

    3

    People

33

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About Pani kakharu sakara (Chatpata petha kaddu/Ashgourd in sweet and sour gravy) Recipe

Incorporating ash gourd or winter melon, into your diet is a simple way to beat the heat. Pani kakharu sakara is a traditional Odisha recipe where boiled ashgourd is cooked with jaggery and tarmarind pulp. Try out this amazing delicious dish and impress your family members and guests.

Pani kakharu sakara (Chatpata petha kaddu/Ashgourd in sweet and sour gravy)

Ingredients to make Pani kakharu sakara (Chatpata petha kaddu/Ashgourd in sweet and sour gravy)

  • Ashgourd (petha kaddu) - 2cups chopped
  • Bengal gram whole(Kala chana)-1/4cup
  • jaggery 4tbsp or according to taste
  • Tarmarind pulp 2tbsp
  • curry leaves 1spring
  • mustard seeds 1tsp
  • Dry red chilli 2
  • asafoetida a pinch
  • salt as per taste
  • oil 1 tbsp
  • Panch phoron powder 1tsp (roasted and powdered)

How to make Pani kakharu sakara (Chatpata petha kaddu/Ashgourd in sweet and sour gravy)

  1. Peel, wash and chop ashgourd in cubes.
  2. Boil ashgourd and soaked black gram separately.
  3. Strain and keep aside.
  4. Heat oil in a kadhai.
  5. Add mustard seeds, curry leaves, dry red chilli, pinch of asafoetida.
  6. When splutter, add jaggery and mix.
  7. When jaggery melts add tarmarind pulp.
  8. Cook further for few mins.
  9. Add boiled ashgourd, black gram and salt.
  10. Mix well and cook few mins.
  11. Then add roasted and powdered panch phoron powder.
  12. Switch off and serve with steam rice.

My Tip:

You can add grated coconut. Taste can be adjusted according to preference.

Reviews for Pani kakharu sakara (Chatpata petha kaddu/Ashgourd in sweet and sour gravy) (1)

Hema Mallik6 months ago

Woww..Yummyy..
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