Thursday, March 1, 2012

Gujarati Marwari Style Pumpkin & Potatoes (Aloo Kaddu ki Sabzi)

Indian Vegetarian Main Course Special
Gujarati/Marwari/Rajasthani Cuisine
Gujarati/Marwari Style Pumpkin & Potatoes (Aloo Kaddu ki Sabzi)
Serves 2

Pumpkin (Kaddu)- 450 Grams, Cubed
Potatoes (Aloo)- 450 Grams, Cubed
Extra Light Olive Oil/Olive Pomace Oil- 2 Tbsp.
Bay leaf- 2
Cassia Bark- ½ Inch Stick
Green Cardamoms- 2 to 3
Fenugreek Seeds (Methi Dana)- ¼ Tsp.
Nigella/Onion Seeds (Kalonji)- 1 Tsp.
Coriander Powder- 1 Tsp.
Cumin Powder- ½ Tsp.
Hing- a Pinch
Red Chilli Powder- ½ Tsp.
Turmeric Powder- ½ Tsp.
Tomato- 2 Medium, Finely Chopped
Water- ½ Cup
Salt- To Taste
Dry Mango Powder (Amchur)- 1 Tsp.

Heat Ghee, Add Bay leaf, Cassia, Green Cardamoms, Methi Seeds, Onion Seeds & Sauté till the Seeds Crackle
Add Coriander Powder, Cumin Powder, Hing, Red Chilli Powder, Turmeric Powder & Sauté
Add Tomato & Cook till they are Tender
Add Potatoes, Pumpkin Water, Cover & Cook for about 20 Minutes or till they are done
Add Salt, Sugar, Amchur Powder & Combine Well
Serve Hot with Phulka, Parantha, or just as a part of a Gujarati Meal!


Another variety of  the Famous American Pumpkin is the Butternut Squash


Another variety of Disco Pumpkin is available which can be used, it tends to be bit more Sweeter

Another Variety comes with a Dark Forest Green Skin with Cream Spots

Traditionally Clarified Butter (Ghee) is used & 
Can add Chat Masala if Amchur is not available

In Rajasthan, this Gravy dish is served with Urad Dal Puris!
In Gujarat, this is served with Puris as well!

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