Pumpkin Curry with Amchur – Day 5

Here’s a recipe of Pumpkin/Parangikkai  Curry with Amchur. I had never tatsted this version of Pumpkin until I got married. At my inlaws place this is how the Pumpkin Curry is made. It tastes yummy with hot rotis.

Pumpkin/ Parangikkai Curry

Cooking Time : 20 minutes

Serves: 4


1/2 kg Pumpkin diced into cubes 
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp Amchur Powder
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds for tempering
1 tsp Ajwain/ Carom seeds for tempering
2 tsp Oil
Salt to taste

How I made:

  • Heat oil in a kadhai and add Mustard seeds. Wait till they pop.
  • Add Ajwain/Carom seeds and diced Pumpkin. 
  • Add turmeric powder, Chilly powder and Salt.
  • Cover it with the lid and let it cook for 6-7 minutes.
  • Once the curry is completely cooked mash it with a Vegetable masher.
  • Add Amchur powder and Garnish with coriander.
  • Serve it with hot Phulkas/Rotis.

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