Kaddu ka Bharta (Recipe to avoid acidity) Video by Tarla Dalal

Kaddu ka Bharta (Recipe to avoid acidity) Video by Tarla Dalal

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Kaddu, the nice and sweet red pumpkin, is God’s answer to acidity! The alkali producing vegetable, prepared in this delicious form, is sure to earn great fanfare amongst those facing acidity problems. Flavoured simply but thoughtfully with a selection of seeds, spice powders and onions, Kaddu ka Bharta is an aromatic preparation that tastes fantastic with rotis, puri or simply a bowl of steaming hot rice!


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Makes 4 servings
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  1. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker and add the cumin seeds, fennel seeds, nigella seeds and fenugreek seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add the red pumpkin, turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt with ½ cup of water and pressure cook for 2 whistles or till the pumpkin is over cooked.
  4. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  5. Add the dried mango powder, mix well and mash lightly with the back of a spoon and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  6. Serve hot garnished with a sprig of coriander.

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RECIPE SOURCE : Acidity Cook BookBuy this cookbook

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