How to make Pumpkin South Indian Style -

Pumpkin cooked in coconut and tomato based gravy.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Pumpkin (लाल कद्दू),

Cuisine : TamilNadu

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Pumpkin South Indian Style

Pumpkin South Indian Style Recipe Card


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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Pumpkin South Indian Style Recipe

  • Pumpkin 1 inch cubes 500 grams

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Onions sliced 3 medium

  • Garlic crushed 3-4 cloves

  • Fresh red chillies chopped 3

  • Black peppercorns crushed 7-8

  • Salt to taste

  • Cinnamon powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Desiccated coconut 1/4 cup

  • Tomatoes chopped 3 medium


Step 1

Heat oil in a pan, add sliced onions and sauté on high heat. Add pumpkin pieces and sauté for a few minutes. Add crushed garlic and sauté. Add fresh red chillies, salt and crushed peppercorns and mix. Add cinnamon powder, desiccated coconut, chopped tomatoes and half a cup of water. Cover and cook for twenty to twenty five minutes or till done. Serve hot.

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