Kaddu ki Khatti Meethi Subzi

Red pumpkin is a vegetable not many like to eat, but when cooked this way they will not be able to resist This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Kaddu ki Khatti Meethi Subzi

Kaddu ki Khatti Meethi Subzi

Main Ingredients Red pumpkin (kaddu), Tamarind paste
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 10-15 minutes
Cook time 15-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet & Sour
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg


  • 400 grams red pumpkin (kaddu) , peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 3 tablespoons tamarind paste
  • 1/2 cup grated jaggery 
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped ginger , 
  • 1-2 green chillies , finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoons garam masala powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander leaves , 
  • 1 green chilli , slit
  • Fresh coriander sprig for garnish


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add ginger and green chillies, mix and sauté till fragrant.
  2. Add asafoetida, mix and sauté for a minute. Add pumpkin cubes and cook for 4-5 minutes.
  3. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, 1 tsp garam masala powder and salt, mix well and sauté for a few minutes.
  4. Add tamarind paste and jaggery, mix and cook till the jaggery melts. Add some water, mix, cover and cook for 8-10 minutes.
  5. Mash the pumpkins slightly, add coriander leaves and remaining garam masala powder and mix well.
  6. Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with slit green chilli and coriander sprig and serve hot.