Pumpkin Gojju

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 lb-pumpkin (orange)
  • 4-6 -dried red chillies
  • 1/4 tsp-tamarind paste
  • 1 pinch-asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 tsp-mustard
  • curry leaves
  • salt

How to Make Pumpkin Gojju

  • Steam pumpkin in a pressure cooker. Remove.
  • When cool, blend in a mixer the cooked pumpkin, red chillies and tamarind paste to a smooth paste.
  • You may add around 1 tbsp of water.
  • But do not add more water, the gojju should not be watery.
  • Heat oil in a kadahi and add mustard seeds.
  • When the seeds splutter, add curry leaves and hing. Immediately pour over the paste, add salt and mix well.