Jan 5, 2011

Pumpkin with yogurt or Raita

  • Small Pumpkin  or 1 cup grated pumpkin 
  • 3 tbsp Groundnuts grinded to a powder
  • 2 tbsp Plain yogurt or Dahi
  • 1 tsp roasted jeera or cumin seeds
  • 1/4th tsp Asafoetida or hing
  • 2-3 Green chilies
  • 1/2 tsp ghee or butter
  • Fresh coriander
  • Sugar and salt to taste

  • Peel the skin of pumpkin & remove the seed and grate.
  • Heat the ghee in a pan and add jeera, asafoetida and chopped chillies to it.
  • Then add the grated pumpkin to it.
  • Close the pan with a lid and let the pumpkin cook.
  • It will take about 8-10 minutes.
  • Then take it off and let it cool.
  • Add the groundnut powder and Dahi to this. Also add salt and sugar to taste.
  • Finally garnish it with chopped coriander.

Makes a tasty dish to have with roti or paratha.

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