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Pumpkin Tarkari

Written By Neerakar on Tuesday, September 7, 2010 | 4:35 AM

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1) 4 lbs of riped pumpkin
2) 1 tbs Cumin Seeds
3) 1 tbs of Ghee or Butter
4) 4 dried red chillies
5) Coriander Powder

6) 1 cup of Green Peas
7) Cilantro for garnish
8) 1/2 tbs spoon of Mustard Seeds
9) 2 teaspoon of Ginger Paste
10) 1/2 tbs of chopped ginger
11) 1/2 tbs of Paprika
12) 1 Tbs of Sugar
13) Salt & Pepper for Seasoning
14) 1/2 Cup of Water

Cut the Pumpkin in small cubes. In a pan heat some ghee and put in the mustard and cumin seeds. After the cumin seeds turn dark put in the red chillies and chopped ginger. Sautee for few mins and then add the peas. Put some salt, pepper, coriander powder, ginger paste, and paprika and cook for 5 mins. Then add the pumpkin. Sprinkle 1 tbs of sugar and 1/2 cup of water and cook slowly in medium heat until the pumpkin is soft. Slowly mash the pumpkin in the pan. Garnish with Cilantro and serve it with rice or Naan.

Thanks to "Desigrub" @ http://desigrub.com/ for the Pictures and Minnat for the idea of this dish. Elena for cutting the pumpkin down to the right size and Suvesh for hosting this party.


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  1. And what about the person who cut all that pumpkin!

  2. I guess it depends upon the person who makes food. In this case, its delicious...