Kaddu Simla Mirch Sabzi Recipe - Pumpkin Capsicum Sabzi
Kaddu Simla Mirch Sabzi is a simple sabzi where Pumpkin and Capsicum are cooked in jaggery and everyday masala giving it a sweet and spicy taste. Serve it along with Gujarati Kadhi, Phulka and Satvik carrot Sprouts Salad for a weekday meal.
Kaddu Simla Mirch Sabzi Recipe makes a simple and quick weeknight dinner when served along with phulka and kadhi/dal. It is a simple stir fry where capsicum and pumpkin are cooked in everyday masalas.
It is very easy to make and gets ready in no time, therefore you can make it for your everyday meals or pack it in your lunch box.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Simla Mirch (Capsicum) recipes that you can make for everyday meals:
- 2 Tomatoes , chopped
- 500 grams Kaddu (Parangikai/ Pumpkin) , diced
- 1 Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , diced
- 1 Onion , diced
- 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
- 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 1/4 teaspoon Methi Seeds (Fenugreek Seeds)
- 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1 teaspoon Sambar Powder
- 1 teaspoon Sunflower Oil
- 1 tablespoon Jaggery
- Salt , to taste
- 1 sprig Curry leaves
How to make Kaddu Simla Mirch Sabzi Recipe - Pumpkin Capsicum Sabzi
To begin making the Kaddu Simla Mirch Ki Sabzi, heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan, add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds and curry leaves and allow them to crackle.
Once done stir in the green bell peppers and onions, sauté for a few minutes, until the vegetables turn lightly soft and tender.
At this stage add in the tomatoes and the pumpkin and mix well to combine.
Now add the turmeric powder, sambar powder, jaggery and salt.Stir well to combine all the ingredients.
Sprinkle a few drops of water, turn the heat to low Cover the pan and simmer the Kaddu Simla Mirch Ki Sabzi until then pumpkin is soft and cooked, about 10 to 15 minutes.
Do make sure you keep stirring the Kaddu Simla Mirch Ki Sabzi occasionally.
Once the kaddu is cooked, turn off the heat and stir in the freshly chopped coriander leaves. Check the salt and spice levels and adjust to suit your taste. Transfer the Kaddu Simla Mirch Sabzi into a serving platter.