Spicy Chicken and Pumpkin Curry

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Total Time:
60 mins
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Pumpkin or Squash – 200 grams
  • Onion – 2 large
  • Tomato – 1 large
  • Ginger – 2 inch size
  • Garlic – 10 grams
  • Chilli Powder – 2 tbsp
  • Coriander Powder – 1 tbsp
  • Garam Masala Powder – 1tsp
  • Cumin Powder – ½ tsp
  • Turmeric Powder – ½ tsp
  • Coriander Leaves – ½ bunch
  • Green Chilli / Jalapeño Pepper – 2
  • Bay Leaves – 4
  • Mustard Seeds – ½ tsp
  • Salt to Taste
  • Oil – 4 tbsp

How to Make Spicy Chicken and Pumpkin Curry

  • Cut chicken into bite size pieces
  • Cut pumpkin into large cubes of 2×2 inch
  • Chop onions and tomatoes finely
  • Make a paste of ginger and garlic
  • Slit green chilli lengthwise
  • To a heavy bottomed pan, add oil. Once oil is hot, add mustard seeds and allow it to pop
  • Add the chopped onions and salt, sauté till onions become golden brown
  • Add ginger and garlic paste, tomatoes and the green chilli. Sauté till oil separates from the mixture
  • Add all the powders and bay leaves. Sauté for 2 mins till the raw flavour from the powders leave, be careful not to burn
  • Add chicken pieces and bring to boil. Lower the flame and simmer for 20 minutes, covered. Stir occasionally
  • When the chicken is about 75% done add the pumpkin cubes, mix well and simmer for another 20 minutes, covered, and your spicy pumpkin and chicken recipe is ready
  • Serve hot with onion rice and naan bread with melted butter