Pumpkin Oambhal 

Serves – 5

Time – 30 Minutes to prepare


1 Tbsp mustard oil

2 Tbsp mustard seeds

1 bay leaf

7 whole badeki chilli

1 Tbsp cumin seeds

1/2 Tbsp fennel seeds

15 pieces raisins

Salt, to taste

250 grams pumpkin, boiled

5 Tbsp tamarind extract

3 Tbsp jaggery syrup

1/2 lime


In a bowl, mix boiled pumpkin and tamarind extract. Keep it aside.

In a kadai add mustard oil, bay leaf and whole chilli. Saute them well together .

Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds and raisins. Mix them well together.

Add the pumpkin-tamarind mixture and little salt into the kadai. Remove the bay leaf.

Add the jaggery syrup.

Add a squeeze of lime and let it simmer for sometime .

Serve the pumpkin oambhal hot.

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