Lal Kaddu Ka Raita for Fasting Days

This is a simple and easy Recipe for making at home healthy and nutritious Red Pumpkin Raita or Lal Kaddu Ka Raita as this Raita in called in the Hindi language especially for the Fasting Days.

The Marathi language version of the preparation method of this Raita dish can be seen here – Red Pumpkin Fasting Raita

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
Serves: 4 Persons

250 Gram Red Pumpkin [Lal Tambda Bhopla]
2 Tablespoon Coconut (shredded)
2 Green Chilies (chopped)
1” Ginger (chopped)
Pinch of Cinnamon Powder
Salt and Sugar as per taste

For the Tadka
1 Tablespoon Ghee
¼ Teaspoon Cumin Seeds

Remove the skin of the Red Pumpkin and cut it into ½” thin slices shapes.
Heat the Ghee in a kadai and add the Cumin Seeds, Green Chilies, Ginger, Cinnamon Powder, Salt, Sugar and Red Pumpkin pieces and mix it well.
Cover the kadai for 2-3 minutes and then serve.

By Sujata Nerurkar

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