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Kodha Nu Shaak/Bhopda Chi Bhaji/Kaddu Ki Subji/Pumpkin Curry
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Kodha Nu Shaak/Bhopda Chi Bhaji/Kaddu Ki Subji/Pumpkin Curry

Kodha Nu Shaak/Bhopda Chi Bhaji/Kaddu Ki Subji/Pumpkin Curry is a very delicious and mouthwatering dish made from pumpkin along with peanut, poppy seeds and spices. It is made sweet and tangy with jaggery and tamarind and is enjoyed best with rice flour roti, or regular roti or rice. 
Course curry, dinner, Main Course, Main Dish, roz ka khana, vegan
Cuisine Indian, Maharastrian
Keyword curry, peanut, poppyseeds, pumpkin, quickandeasy, roz ka khana, vegan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 161kcal

Ingredients

  • 500 g Pumpkin peeled, washed, deseeded and cut into cubes
  • 1 tbsp peanut crushed or whole
  • 1 tsp poppy seeds khus khus
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds til
  • 1 onion
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • 2 garlic clove
  • 4 tsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seed
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seed jeera
  • 1/2 tsp fenugreek seed methi dana
  • 1/4 tsp hing asafoetida
  • 10 curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder haldi
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1.5 tsp red chili powder
  • 2 tsp coriander cumin powder dhania jeera powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tbsp tamarind pulp 1 tbsp tamarind soaked in 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tbsp jaggery
  • salt as per taste

Instructions

  • In an mixer grinder, add peanut, sesame seeds, ginger, garlic, poppy seeds
    Kodha Nu Shaak/Bhopda Chi Bhaji/Kaddu Ki Subji/Pumpkin Curry
  • Add chopped onions.
    Kodha Nu Shaak/Bhopda Chi Bhaji/Kaddu Ki Subji/Pumpkin Curry
  • Grind them all together into a paste.
    Kodha Nu Shaak/Bhopda Chi Bhaji/Kaddu Ki Subji/Pumpkin Curry
  • Soak tamarind in hot water.
    Kodha Nu Shaak/Bhopda Chi Bhaji/Kaddu Ki Subji/Pumpkin Curry
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and fenugreek seeds. Let them crackle. Add curry leaves and asafoetida.
    Kodha Nu Shaak/Bhopda Chi Bhaji/Kaddu Ki Subji/Pumpkin Curry
  • Add pumpkin cut into cubes.
    Kodha Nu Shaak/Bhopda Chi Bhaji/Kaddu Ki Subji/Pumpkin Curry
  • Mix well.
    Kodha Nu Shaak/Bhopda Chi Bhaji/Kaddu Ki Subji/Pumpkin Curry
  • Add turmeric powder and 1/4th cup of  water. Mix well.
    Kodha Nu Shaak/Bhopda Chi Bhaji/Kaddu Ki Subji/Pumpkin Curry
  • Cover and cook for 7-8 minutes on medium heat.
    Kodha Nu Shaak/Bhopda Chi Bhaji/Kaddu Ki Subji/Pumpkin Curry
  • The pumpkin will be soften. If not cook for 5 more minutes. Add the ground paste. Add 1/4 cup of water.
    Kodha Nu Shaak/Bhopda Chi Bhaji/Kaddu Ki Subji/Pumpkin Curry
  • Add spices - red chili powder, coriander cumin seed powder, garam masala. 
    Kodha Nu Shaak/Bhopda Chi Bhaji/Kaddu Ki Subji/Pumpkin Curry
  • Mash the soaked tamarind with hands. Sieve the tamarind pulp. Add it to the curry. Mix well.
    Kodha Nu Shaak/Bhopda Chi Bhaji/Kaddu Ki Subji/Pumpkin Curry
  • Mix well and simmer for a couple of minutes.
    Kodha Nu Shaak/Bhopda Chi Bhaji/Kaddu Ki Subji/Pumpkin Curry
  • Add jaggery and mix well till it melts.
    Kodha Nu Shaak/Bhopda Chi Bhaji/Kaddu Ki Subji/Pumpkin Curry
  • Simmer the curry until the jaggery melts.
    Kodha Nu Shaak/Bhopda Chi Bhaji/Kaddu Ki Subji/Pumpkin Curry
  • The pumpkin curry is ready to serve.
    Kodha Nu Shaak/Bhopda Chi Bhaji/Kaddu Ki Subji/Pumpkin Curry
  • Remove in bowl. Garnish with curry leaves and serve kodha nu shaak/ bhopda chi bhaaji/pumpkin curry with chawal ki roti (rice roti) or plain rice or chapati.
    Kodha Nu Shaak/Bhopda Chi Bhaji/Kaddu Ki Subji/Pumpkin Curry

Nutrition

Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Sodium: 29mg | Potassium: 385mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 19865IU | Vitamin C: 59.5mg | Calcium: 97mg | Iron: 3.2mg