Petha Wadi Sabzi Recipe
Sundried lentil wadis cooked with pumpkin
One of the very tempting sabzi is this Petha wadi sabzi. Wadi is moong dal wadi which is sundried balls made of yellow lentils both split or whole ones with green skin on it. It’s usually made from sprouted moong, hence wadi it’s very nutritious with loads of vitamins and minerals in it.
Wadi and yellow pumpkin flavours blend very well together and this sabzi is one of the most delicious sabzi you would have ever made. The combination of spices and the wadi in this sabzi makes it lip smacking good. Serve Petha Wadi Sabzi Recipe with Homemade Butter Naan Recipe (Soft Yogurt Bread) and Kashmiri Style Paneer Masala Recipe for dinner.
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- 2 cups Badi (wadi)
- 1 cup Kaddu (Parangikai/ Pumpkin)
- 2 Onions , finely chopped
- 2 Tomatoes , finely chopped
- 1-1/2 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
- 4 Green Chillies , slit
- 1 teaspoon Cumin (Jeera) seeds
- 1 tablespoon Red chilli powder
- 1 teaspoon Coriander (Dhania) Powder
- 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1 tablespoon Cooking oil
- Salt , to taste
- Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , a few, to garnish
How to make Petha Wadi Sabzi Recipe
To begin making Petha Wadi Sabzi Recipe, in a pan heat oil. Add cumin seeds to hot oil and allow it to crackle.
Add finely chopped onions and saute until translucent. Add fresh ginger-garlic paste and saute till raw smell is gone.
Add finely chopped tomatoes and cook until tomatoes turn mushy.
Add the spice powders along with salt, mix well.
Add diced pumpkin, wadis and mix. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes.
Add 1/2 to 3/4 cup water, cover and cook until pumpkin is cooked. Keep the sabzi thick.
Turn off stove and transfer the sabzi to serving bowl.
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