Indian Style Pumpkin Dip, Healthy Kaddu Dip
by Tarla Dalal
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Our Indian style pumpkin dip recipe is also called healthy kaddu dip . Made from bhopla (kaddu), pudina, green chillies, hung curds, olive oil and Indian spices, bhopla dip is very quick to make. What a veggie this red pumpkin is! It seems to steal everybody’s heart with its unique texture, pleasant colour and mellow taste.
This dashing Indian style pumpkin dip boosts the flavour of red pumpkin (kaddu) with pudina for a herby touch and green chillies for a bit of spice. Garlic and cumin seeds powder add to the pungency while curd gives the bhopla dip a nice tanginess.
See why this is a healthy kaddu dip? A cup of pumpkin cubes fulfils your day’s requirement of vitamin A (5526 mcg), thus making it a super food for your eyes. Kaddu can be included in safe amounts or restricted amounts by diabetics. Garlic used in the recipe is good to reduce cholesterol and olive oil is one of the healthiest oils you can opt for.
With its rich mouth-feel and vibrant flavour, this bhopla dip a sure-shot winner. Serve it with Lavash bread.
Try other dips like Nacho Chips with Cheese Dip and Queso Dip.
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- To make indian style pumpkin dip, combine all ingredients in a mixer and blend till smooth without using any water.
- Transfer the dip into a deep bowl and refrigerate for atleast 1 hour.
- Serve the indian style pumpkin dip chilled with lavash.
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To prepare Indian style pumpkin dip recipe | healthy kaddu dip | bhopla dip | in a mixer jar take boiled and mashed red pumpkin. See why kaddu is healthy for you? A cup of pumpkin cubes fulfils your day’s requirement of Vitamin A (5526 mcg), thus making it a super food for your eyes. Kaddu can be included in safe amounts or restricted amounts by diabetics. The magical combo of antioxidants and Vitamins A and Vitamin C create a shield against cancer cells. The antioxidants help reducing LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) from oxidizing and clogging the blood vessels, which if persists would increase the risk of heart disease.
Add finely chopped mint leaves. The combination of pumpkin works really well with refreshing pudina leaves.
Add finely chopped green chillies as per the spice you prefer.
Add cumin seeds powder for a warm, earthy flavour.
Add olive oil. Olive oil makes the texture of the pumpkin dip luxurious. See why we use olive oil? Olive oil is a strong antioxidant and good for heart. Also its has anti inflammation properties. This is one of the healthiest oil you can opt for. It has around 77% of MUFA. Olive oil, especially the extra virgin olive oil, is unrefined oil in its natural state and free of chemicals.
Add garlic cloves.
Add hung curd. Check out this recipe of with detailed step by step images to learn how to make dahi at home. To make a thick dip we would require thick hung curd, learn How To Make Hung Curd.
Add salt and freshly ground black pepper to season the pumpkin dip.
Combine all ingredients in a mixer and blend till smooth without using any water. Your Indian style pumpkin dip | healthy kaddu dip | bhopla dip | is ready.
Transfer the dip into a deep bowl and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. After an hour, we will add a little drizzle of olive oil on top of the pumpkin dip when we serve it. Serve pumpkin dips chilled with lavash. Smoked Brinjal and Pumpkin Dip with Cucumber Strips, Red Capsicum and Walnut Dip, Herbed Tomato Dip. are some other dips you can enjoy at your next party.
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