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Sweet and Sour Pumpkin Curry – Khatta Meetha Kaddu
Sweet and Sour Pumpkin Curry – Khatta Meetha Kaddu
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins

Sweet and sour Pumpkin Curry or Khatta Meetha Kaddu is an extremely delicious, healthy, vegan easy preparation that only requires common hosehold spices and seasonings. I have best memories enjoying Khatta meetha kaddu, with hot puffed puris and Kheer on a sunny but cold winter afternoon. In India Pumpkin is known by various names in different region and some most pupular names are Kaddu, Sitaphal, Kashiphal and Petha.

Course: Everyday Recipe, Instant Pot Recipe, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Indian Pumpkin Curry, Kaddu ki Sabzi, Khatta Meetha Kaddu, Pumpkin Curry
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 291 kcal
Author: Rupali Agarwal
  • 4 tbs Oil
  • 1/4 cup Mixed nuts
  • 450 grams Pumpkin Kaddu - cubed
  • 250 grams Green Mango 1 medium size or 1 cup Chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 3 Green chilies
  • 2 tbsp Coriander powder finely chopped
  1. In a wide wok or pan heat 2Tbsp mustard oil on a medium heat, when heated add asafetida.
  2. Then add Methi seeds, chopped chili and ginger until it turns aromatic.
  3. Further add nuts sauté for a minute then add cubed pumpkin to the pan.
  4. Additionally, add salt and turmeric powder and stir everything together.
  5. Cover it with a lid for minute and two.
  6. Remove the lid and check if pumpkin has released any water. If not then add ¼ cup water and stir again.
  7. Cover and cook for 10 minutes stirring in between. Make sure the heat remains medium only.
  8. Cook until the pumpkin is little soft, if curry seems to be too dry then add another ¼ cup of water.
  9. Then add raw mango and all the spices.
  10. Cook for few more minutes until pumpkin absorbs all the flavors.
  11. Finish the curry by adding jaggery and garam masala.

  12. Finally add chopped cilantro before serving and enjoy this sweet and sour Pumpkin Curry puris.

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Nutrition Facts
Sweet and Sour Pumpkin Curry – Khatta Meetha Kaddu
Amount Per Serving
Calories 291 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 703mg31%
Potassium 646mg18%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 19g21%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 10341IU207%
Vitamin C 48mg58%
Calcium 78mg8%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.