How to make Khatta Meetha Kaddu - SK Khazana -

Even those who do not like pumpkin will begin to love it after tasting this dish

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Red pumpkin, Mustard oil (सरसों का तेल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Khatta Meetha Kaddu - SK Khazana

Khatta Meetha Kaddu - SK Khazana Recipe Card


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.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet & Sour

Ingredients for Khatta Meetha Kaddu - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Red pumpkin peeled and cut into 1 inch pieces 500 grams

  • Mustard oil 2 tablespoons

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 1-2

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Dried mango powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander sprigs a few


Step 1

Heat mustard oil in a non-stick pan till it smokes. Add fenugreek seeds, green chillies and ginger, mix and sauté till fragrant.

Step 2

Add turmeric powder, chilli powder and coriander powder and mix well. Add pumpkin and mix. Add sufficient water, mix, cover and cook till pumpkin is tender.

Step 3

Add sugar, garam masala powder, dried mango powder, salt and coriander leaves and mix well.

Step 4

Garnish with coriander sprig and serve hot.

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