About Sitaphal ki Subzi Recipe: Sitaphal or kaddu or simply pumpkin is a delicious lunch recipe that is easy and quick to cook. Small pumpkin pieces are mashed and cooked with chillies and spices. A delicious lunch recipe to cook, light and tasty.
Ingredients of Sitaphal ki Subzi
1 Kg Sitaphal/Kaddu/Kashiphal/Petha/Pumpkin (preferable green from outside)
1/2 tsp Fenugreek seeds
1 tsp Saunf / Fennel seed
1/2-1 tsp Red chilli powder
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
To taste Salt
1/2 tsp Garam masala powder
1 tsp Dry mango powder/ Aamchoor
3-4 tsp Sugar
2 Tbsp Oil
How to Make Sitaphal ki Subzi
1.Cut the pumpkin in small pieces without peeling it and wash properly.
2.Heat oil in pan, add the methi / fenugreek seeds, saunf and fry for a minute on a low flame or till they are light brown.
3.Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder / haldi, salt, pumpkin and mix well.
4.Cover the pan with a lid and cook the pumpkin for 20-25 minutes (till they become soft) on low flame.
5.Mash the cooked pumpkin with a masher, add sugar, garam masala and aamchoor / dry mango powder, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.
6.Serve hot with poori and plain curd.
Pair this delicious Sitaphal sabzi with a chapati or paratha for a whole meal.
Key Ingredients: Sitaphal/Kaddu/Kashiphal/Petha/Pumpkin (preferable green from outside), Fenugreek seeds, Saunf / Fennel seed, Red chilli powder, Turmeric powder, Salt, Garam masala powder, Dry mango powder/ Aamchoor, Sugar, Oil