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Kaddu Ki Sabzi is a sweet and savory Indian style pumpkin stir fry.
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Khatta Meetha Kaddu Ki Sabzi

Kaddu Ki Sabzi is a sweet and savory Indian style pumpkin stir fry. Learn how to make khatta meetha kaddu in a few simple steps.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 adults
Calories: 124kcal
Author: Hina Gujral


  • 500 gram yellow pumpkin, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 4 tablespoon ghee
  • 4 dry red chilies, broken into halves
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seeds (rai)
  • 1/4 teaspoon fenugreek seeds (methi dana)
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried mango powder (amchur)
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder (dhaniya powder)
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoon jaggery or white granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoon kasuri methi (dry fenugreek leaves)


  • In a heavy bottom pan, heat ghee over medium flame. Add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, methi dana, and dry red chilli. Fry till seeds start spluttering.
  • Add pumpkin along with the salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, and coriander powder. Stir to combine.
  • Cover and cook the pumpkin cubes over low heat for 20 - 25 minutes or till pumpkin is tender. Stir occasionally in between.
  • Once pumpkin turns soft, add mango powder, sugar, and kasuri methi. Stir to combine.
  • Let the pumpkin pieces cook over low heat for next 5 - 10 minutes. Stir occasionally in between.
  • Serve Khatta Meetha Kaddu Ki Sabzi warm with poori ( see recipe).


Serving: 1small bowl | Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 11.2g | Protein: 2.3g | Fat: 7.8g | Fiber: 2.5g