Posted by sakooter on Dec - 3 - 2011 under featured
- Pumpkin - 1/2 kg - Zeera seeds 1 tea spoon - Yogurt 1/2 kg - Honey 1 table spoon - Salt 1/2 tea spoon (or more to taste)
Cuisine: Cooking time: 30 mins Serving: 4 people

Cut the pumpkin into half
Use a peeler (preferably heavy duty to scrape of the cover from the pumpkin until pumpkin yellow is seen clearly. (This is the toughest part.
Use a spoon to scrape of the seeds from the inside.
Wash and then cut the pumpkin into small cubes.
Put in a pressure cooker and add water until all the cubes are covered.
Pressure for about 10 minutes -two whistles and 15 mins simmer.
After cooling, use a large sieve to drain the pumpkin. (Traditionally done by tying in a muslin cloth and letting it hang) Let it drain for about 1/2 hour.
Mix the pumpkin and add salt, zeera, honey and yogurt. Mix until the consistency of the pumpkin is smooth. An electric mixer can be used.
Once mixed, leave it in a refrigerator to cool.
Serve and enjoy.

– Yogurt can be added just before serving.
– The amount of yogurt added can be increased or reduced depending on taste.

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One Response so far.

  1. sulimajid says:

    aditional tip:1)
    …U can add 5-6 garlic cloves (whole)while pressure cooking pumpkin ..and dicard them as u drain the pumpkin…
    2)put the yogurt(dahi)in muslin fr 1/2 an hour…lrt extra water drip …nd add this
    ‘chate”ka dahi …u’ll get a good consistency of chutney..Zeera used must be shah -zeera –black cumin seeds.

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