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Thursday, September 29, 2011

Kaddu Ka Raitha (Pumpkin raitha) - Navrathri special recipe

"Kaddu" means pumpkin ,and raitha is a dish made up of curd just like our salad.

This is also a special recipe for "Navrathri ".

Ingredients For Kaddu Ka Raitha

1.Kaddu (Pumpkin) - 1 cup
2.Green chilly - 3 to 5
3.Curd - 2 cup
4.Cumin seeds (jeera or jeerakam ) - 1 tsp
5.Salt or use black salt
6.Coriander leaves optional
7.Oil or Ghee - 1 tsp

Preparation of Kaddu Ka Raitha

1.Chop the pumpkin in to fine pieces.

2.Heat the ghee or oil and splutter cumin seeds in it.Then add green chillies and pumpkin pieces to it and saute it well.

3.When the pumpkin become cooked well turn off the fire and add salt to it.

4.Allow it to cool and then add the curd to it ,mix it well and garnish it with coriander leaves.

Serve it chilled ...........This will add more taste to it.