Masaledar Kaddu

Red pumpkin takes on a new avatar with spices in this dish.

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Main Ingredients Red pumpkin, Fenugreek seeds
Cuisine Uttar Pradesh
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Masaledar Kaddu

  • 400 grams Red pumpkin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fenugreek seeds
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida
  • 2 Green chillies chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander powder
  • 1 inch piece Ginger cut into thin strips
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Red chilli powder
  • 2 tablespoons Sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped


  1. Peel the pumpkin and cut into one-inch sized pieces. Heat a non-stick pan. Add fenugreek seeds, asafoetida, green chillies, pumpkin pieces and mix.
  2. Add salt, turmeric powder, coriander powder, ginger, red chilli powder and mix. Add a little water, cover and cook on medium heat for ten to fifteen minutes.
  3. Add sugar, lemon juice and coriander leaves. Cover and cook on medium heat for ten minutes. The pumpkin pieces should get mashed. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 243
Carbohydrates 51.1
Protein 6.5
Fat 1.3