A traditional Nepali dish that is eaten in every house with fresh green pumpkins. Pumpkin curry is very easy and simple to make. A recipe you must try. ^^
Pumpkin (farsi) Curry
Curries don’t generally need to be hot and spicy. This Pumpkin curry dish is loaded up with a sweet and flavor which is additionally supplemented with different Nepali species to deliver a heavenly blend. What’s more, it is additionally crisp tasting and sound!
In Nepal, pumpkin is mostly grown in the summer seasons.I’ve been eating much more veggie lover suppers of late and my stomach related framework has been saying thanks to me for it. While I’m not a veggie-lover, the medical advantages I’ve been getting by eating meatless dinners have been with the end goal that I’ve been apathetic about meat dishes.
This gets along with some rice and its good for the dinner. You can even add some spicy if you want some hotness in your pumpkin curry. The choice is yours.
If I remember correctly, when I was growing up my mom used to make pumkin curry but I in no way favored to consume pumpkin curry due to its sweetness. My mom really loves it and still cooks frequently at home.
We had a tradition of ingesting pumpkin curry at some stage in the Tihar pageant in my maternal grandparents’ home. The freshly harvested absolutely ripen yellow pumpkin is cooked with smoke-dried buffalo meat (buff sukuti) that is ready at some stage in the Dashain pageant. Smoke-dried meat offers a smoky taste to the pumpkin curry and complements its basic taste.
Pumpkin is one of the greens that effortlessly develop in nearly all liveable altitude and climatic areas of Nepal from the upper-mountain to decrease simply of Nepal. When inexperienced greens are scare withinside the wintry weather season in rural areas, pumpkin is the correct opportunity as a sparkling vegetable. It may be effortlessly saved for numerous months to a year. It is wealthy in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Iron, and nutritional fibers.
chickpea is optional
500 g pumpkin
2 potato, finely chopped
1/4 tbsp methi (Fenugreek)
3 tbsp olive oil (optional: any type of cooking oil)
2 dried red chili
1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste or finnely chopped
salt as needed
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 tbsp turmeric powder
Note: Do not throw the seed of pumpkin. You can use them to make achaar or chutney.
Step 1: Take a medium pan. Add some oil in medium flame alongside some methi (fenugreek) in it.
Step 2: When it becomes brown color, add dried red chili and stir them for 3-4 sec in medium temperature.
Step 3: Now add diced cut potatoes and chickpea, leave them for 5 min so that the potatoes can be cooked properly. ( don’t forget to stir the potatoes in between so that they won’t stick to the pan and burn it.)
Step 4: After that, add the ginger-garlic paste alongside with some turmeric powder and curry powder. Mix them well and leave for 2-3 minutes so that the masala can be cooked properly.
Step 5: So now add pumpkin (diced cut) along-side with salt and mix them well. Leave them for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally so that the pumpkin can be softened and infuse it with curry flavor properly.
Step 6: When the stock is all around prepared and the pumpkin is delicate, include coriander, and lemon juice. Stir for 3-4 minutes more over low to medium-low warmth.
Step 7: It goes well with the rice and flattened rice, so before adding them into the rice, check the salt and now add our pumpkin curry over the rice.
Step 8: Best when new, however, extras will keep in the cooler up to 3-4 days or in the cooler for multi-month. Re-heat on the burner or in the microwave until hot.
Note: To bring out the real taste of pumpkin, it’s better not to use tomatoes instead use lemon juice to finish the pumpkin curry.
Is pumpkin is healthy?
Plentiful in nutrients, minerals, and cancer prevention agents, pumpkin is fantastically solid. In addition, its low-calorie content makes it a weight reduction inviting food. Its supplements and cell reinforcements may support your safe framework, secure your vision, bring down your danger of specific diseases, and advance heart and skin wellbeing.
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