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White Pumpkin Gravy / Ash Gourd Gravy for Rotis

I am not a huge fan of Pumpkin. My cousin made this White Pumpkin Curry for Poori. From then I started loving pumpkin :). Believe me..those who don’t like pumpkin will fall in love with this White Pumpkin Curry. This Ash Gourd Gravy will be good with Chapati, Parathas and even Poori too.

Time of Preparation : 25 minutes
No of Servings : 3 to 4
Spice level : 4 out of 5

Ingredients:

  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves – a few
  • Onions – 2 cups (thinly sliced)
  • White Pumpkin – 2 cups (thinly sliced or cut into small cubes)
  • Tomatoes – 1 1/2 cup (finely chopped)
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Salt – to taste

Masala to Grind:

  • Garlic – 6 cloves
  • Cinnamon stick – 1″
  • Cloves – 2
  • Coconut – 1/4 cup
  • Coriander seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Split dhalia – 1 tsp
  • Green chillies – 8 to 10 (according to spice level)

Method of Preparation:

  1. Grind all the ingredients in the masala to grind and keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds and curry leaves.
  3. Then add the chopped onions and add some salt and fry till they become translucent.
  4. Add the chopped pumpkin and fry for 3 to 5 minutes.
  5. Now add the chopped tomatoes and fry for 3 minutes.
  6. Now add the ground masala and add some water (till the pumpkin gets completely immersed in water.
  7. Cover it and boil it for another 15 minutes or till the pumpkin gets cooked completely.
  8. Boil if necessary to get desired consistency.
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  10. Serve hot with chapati.

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2 Comments

  1. yummy and simple also healthy vegetable
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  2. Hi. Tried this gravy and it turned out well. I also added 2 tbsp curds to the gravy.
    Thanks.

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