Sweet and Sour Pumpkin Curry(Khatti Mithi Kaddu ki Sabji)

Servings: 2

Cooking Time: 30 minutes


  • 3 cups pumpkin (chopped into medium sized cubes)
  • 1 tbsp refined oil
  • 2 whole dry red chillies
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds (methi)
  • 1/4 tsp fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder (you can adjust it according to taste)
  • 1 tsp coriander powder (dhaniya)
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp dry mango powder (amchur powder)
  • Water as required


Get all the ingredients ready

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Take oil in a deep kadhai/pan.

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When oil is hot enough then add whole dry red chillies,fenugreek seeds,fennel seeds and cumin seeds in it.

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As the seeds starts turning brown add chopped pumpkin in it and stir nicely.

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Now add in salt,turmeric powder,red chilli powder,coriander powder,sugar and dry mango powder

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and mix all the spices nicely with the pumpkin.

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When all the spices are mixed properly then add little bit water approx 1/4 cup and stir it.Now cover and cook the curry for about 15 minutes.Keep stirring in between so that it do not stick to the bottom of pan/kadhai. If the curry becomes dry while cooking add some more water in it and cook till the pumpkin is soft and cooked properly.

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When the pumpkin starts cooking then stir the curry gently otherwise it will get mushy.When the pumpkin is cooked then give it a taste,adjust the salt and spices and your super easy and flavorful pumpkin curry is ready in no time.Serve it hot with Chapati (roti), paratha or any bread of your choice.Do try this and let me know how you like it.Enjoy!!

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11 Comments Add yours

  1. Looks delicious! Sweet and sour sounds so appetizing!

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Thanks a lot !!


  2. InspiresN says:

    Nice recipe and is healthy as well!

    Liked by 2 people

  3. Megala says:

    My favorite curry! Looks so delicious!

    Liked by 2 people

  4. Looks yummy. I just made pumpkin soup. The post will follow soon. Do checkout https://chukkiskitchen.wordpress.com/
    Thank you

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Thank you so much…Ya I will definitely check out..

      Liked by 1 person

  5. In my childhood i used to hate curry.
    But now it is one of my delicious food.

    Liked by 2 people

    1. I hope that you loved it !!

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