Kaddu ki Khatti Meethi Sabji

Today we are going to make Pumpkin's sour sweet spicy vegetable to serve with puris.  It is very easy to make and it is ready in a jiffy.  It can be served with puris as well as with parathas or roti.  You will find its sour sweet taste very amazing.  So with this easy recipe, you can also make sweet and sour pumpkin curry and enjoy its taste with your family.


Ingredients for Khatte Meethe Kaddu Sabzi Recipe


Pumpkin - 500 grams

Mustard Oil - 2 tbsp

Fenugreek Seeds - 1 tsp

Fennel Seeds - 1 tsp

Asafoetida - 1/2 pinch

Tomato - 1 (100 grams)

Ginger - 1/2 inch

Green Chilli - 2

Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp

Coriander Powder - 1 tsp

Kashmiri Red Chilli - 1 tsp

Dry Fenugreek Leaves - 1 tbsp

Salt - 1 tsp

Dry Mango Powder - 1/2 tsp

Garam Masala - 1/4 tsp

Sugar - 2 tsp

Coriander Leaves


Process of making Kaddu ki Sabji


Wash and dry 500 grams of yellow pumpkin.  Then cut its slices and cut off the soft part and remove it.  Also cut off the skin and remove it.  Then cut them into medium size pieces.  After cutting all the pieces, wash them again one by one.


Put 2 tbsp of mustard oil in a pan and heat it.  When the oil is hot, reduce the flame to low and add 1 tsp of fenugreek seeds, 1 tsp of whole fennel, 1/2 pinch asafoetida and tomato-green chilli-ginger (1 tomato, 2 green chilies and 1/2 inch ginger) paste.  Stir them well.


Now add 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder, 1 tsp of coriander powder and 1 tsp of kashmiri red chilli.  Fry it on medium flame while stirring it occasionally till the oil separates.  After the oil separates, add 1 tbsp of kasoori fenugreek (crushed) and fry it lightly.


After the spices are roasted, add chopped pumpkin and 1 tsp of salt and fry them lightly.  Then put 1 tbsp of water in it and cover it and let it cook for 3-4 minutes on low-medium flame.  After the time is up, stir it then cover and cook it for another 5 minutes.


After the time is up, cut the pumpkin and see, it will cut.  Then add 1-2 tbsp of water to it and mix.  Also add 1/2 tsp of amchur powder, 1/4 tsp of garam masala and 2 tsp of sugar.  Mix them well and mix some green coriander in it.


Now cover it and cook it for 3-4 minutes on low-medium flame.  Turn off the flame after the time is up.  In this way, the sour sweet vegetable of pumpkin will be ready.  Serve it and enjoy its taste.




Pumpkin curry can also be made by adding jaggery instead of sugar.

Kaddu ki Khatti Meethi Sabji



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  1. 05 October, 2022 03:15:43 PM Hardeesh

    I am too scared to cut pumpkin it is so hard. so either I put the entire pumpin in the oven 400 degree F for 10 minutes or I prsssure cook with a small amount of water just one whistle. Then I can peel and cut easily.