- Green Pumpkin-500 gms.
- Onions(finely chopped) -2.
- Green Chillies – 2.
- Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp.
- Red Chilly Powder – 1 tsp.
- Sugar or Sugar free – 1 tsp.
- Dry Mango Powder – 1 tsp.
- Garam masala – 1 tsp.
- Salt – According to taste.
- Vegetable Oil – 2 tsp.
For the tempering:-
- Five Spices or Paanch phoran – 1 tsp.
- Bay Leaf – 1.
- Asafoetida or Hing – A pinch.
For Garnish – Chopped Cilantro and lemon juice.
Step 1 – Wash,scrape and finely chop the green pumpkin.Now blanch it.
Step 2 – Take a kadhai. Add the given amount of vegetable oil to it.Now add five spices,bay leaf,asafoetida and let it splutter.Now add the chopped onions and green chillies and fry till half done.Now add the masalas,turmeric powder,red chilly powder,garam masala,dry mango powder and salt.Next add in the blanched pumpkin.Fry it for two minutes.Now add the sugar or you can use sugar-free and fry again for two minutes.Finally garnish the dish with a dash of lemon juice and chopped cilantro.
Our sweet and tangy pumpkin fry is ready.Team it up with hot chapatis,steamed rice and dal or any other combinations that you like.It’s totally healthy and you can even make it oil-free by not adding the two tablespoons of oil.
Friends do try the recipe at home.Share your comments and feedback.Have a great weekend everyone.Till then healthy cooking,happy living!!!!