How to make Lobiya and Pumpkin Curry - Lobiya and pumpkin cooked together with masalas.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Black Eyed Beans (ब्लैक-आईड बीन्स ), Red Pumpkin

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Lobiya and Pumpkin Curry Recipe Card

Lobiya and Pumpkin Curry

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

For more recipes related to Lobiya and Pumpkin Curry checkout Chauli Ussal. You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Achari Aloo in Dahi, Vegetables In Sweet And Sour Sauce, Mangodi Ki Sabzi, Jain Manchurian.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Lobiya and Pumpkin Curry Recipe

  • Black Eyed Beans soaked 1 cup

  • Red Pumpkin cubed 200 grams

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Dried red chillies broken 2

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Ginger chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Potatoes cubed 2 medium

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Tomato puree 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves 1/4 cup

  • Onion sliced 1 medium

  • Green chillies broken 2

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Slice onion.

Step 2

Add cumin seeds, dried chillies, onion, asafoetida, ginger and garlic to the cooker and saute till fragrant.

Step 3

Add pumpkin, potatoes, black eyed beans, turmeric powder and coriander powder and mix.

Step 4

Add 3 cups water and tomato puree and mix. Add salt and mix.

Step 5

Chop coriander leaves and add to the cooker. Add green chillies and garam masala powder and mix. Cover the cooker with lid and cook under pressure till 3 whistles are given out. Let it stand for 10-15 minutes.

Step 6

Serve hot with hot phulkas or rotis.