Mairen Saag/ Pumpkin Curry Manipur style Recipe

This delicious Pumpkin subzi from the state of Manipur in India can be enjoyed with both hot rice or Roti. I enjoyed making a meal of it as I am partial to Pumpkin. I added a dash of sugar to enhance the taste! Delish!

Ingredients :

  • 250 gms Pumpkin deskinned and cubed
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 2 Byadgi Chillies broken
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsps Coriander powder
  • 2 tbsps oil
  • 1 tsp Nigella seeds
  • Salt
  • 1tsp sugar
  • Coriander leaves

Method :

Heat oil in a pan. Drop in the Nigella seeds and after they splutter add the broken red chillies. Toss. Drop in the onions and salt and roast till translucent. Add the turmeric and coriander powders. Toss. Drop in the pumpkin pieces, sugar and cover and cook on a slow flame till done. Sprinkle a little water in case it sticks to the bottom of the pan. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

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