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Sweet and Sour Pumpkin


This one is for pumpkin lovers! A sweet and sour way of enjoying pumpkins.

Vegetarian Quick and Easy Cooking

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Serves: 4 
Cooking time (approx.):  minutes
Style: Indian Vegetarian

2  tablespoon(s) oil
½  teaspoon(s) cumin seeds
2  teaspoon(s) fennel seeds (saunf)
4  dry red chillies broken, deseeded
500  grams pumpkin diced
2  tablespoon(s) sugar
2  teaspoon(s) lemon juice
salt to taste

  • Heat the oil in a wok or a pan. Add the cumin and fennel seeds. Fry till brown. Add the broken chillies and fry till aromatic. Add the diced pumpkin, salt and sugar. Mix well. Cover and cook on low heat for about 5  minutes or till the pumpkin is cooked very soft and mushy. Mash a little if required. Sprinkle the lemon juice and mix well.


  • Chillies can be reduced if desired.

Serve hot with: pooris or rotis.

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