Goan Pumpkin Sabzi Recipe

Raksha Kamat
Goan Pumpkin Sabzi Recipe
2958 ratings.

Goan Pumpkin Sabzi is yet another delicious and healthy dish that we make in Goa especially on the vegetarian days. Try this recipe to give a twist to your regular pumpkin sabji. It is even enjoyed by the kids because of the sweet taste of pumpkin.

Did you know- Pumpkins are considered to be a super food and since they are rich in vitamin A, they also boost eye health. They also lower the blood pressure and protects the heart.

Serve Goan Pumpkin Sabzi with Goan Mushroom Xacuti, Steamed rice and Whole Wheat Lachha paratha for a perfect Goan meal.

If you like this recipe you can also try Capsicum Masala Poriyal and Moongachi Usali.


Cuisine: Goan Recipes
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M


4 Servings


  • 2 cups Kaddu (Parangikai/ Pumpkin) , peeled and chopped into cubes
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 4 tablespoon Fresh coconut , freshly grated
  • 3/4 cup Water
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Goan Pumpkin Sabzi Recipe

  1. To begin with Goan Pumpkin Sabzi, heat a wok, add all the ingredients and 3/4 cup of water.

  2. Mix and let it simmer with lid closed till the water in wok gets absorbed and the pumpkin gets cooked.

  3. If the pumpkin is still hard, add more water and simmer. Adjust salt according to your taste.

  4. Serve Goan Pumpkin Sabzi with Goan Mushroom Xacuti, Steamed rice and Whole Wheat Lachha paratha for a perfect Goan meal.