Kumro Chokha (Pumpkin, Potato and small Chickpea Curry)

Ingredients

  • 300 gm pumpkin
  • 2 medium sized potatoes
  • 100 gm desi chana
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida powder
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 dry red chillies
  • 1/2tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Bhaja moshla powder
  • Salt and sugar to taste
  • 2 tbsp grated coconut
  • 1 tbsp ghee + 1 tsp
  • 1 tbsp oil

Method –

  1. Wash and soak the desi chana overnight. Boil it with salt and set aside
  2. Wash and cut potatoes and pumpkin into 1” cubes
  3. Heat 1 tbsp oil and fry potatoes till golden brown. Set aside
  4. Heat 1 tbsp ghee and asafoetida powder
  5. Add fenugreek seeds, bay leaf and dry broken red chillies
  6. Add ginger paste and stir for a few seconds
  7. Add pumpkin, salt and stir for 3-4 minutes on low flame
  8. Add red chilli powder, Bhaja moshla, turmeric powder. Mix well
  9. Add sugar to taste
  10. Add potatoes and chana and mix well
  11. Add grated coconut
  12. Cover and cook for 5-7 minutes
  13. Add some warm water if required
  14. Cook till the vegetables soften and water dries up
  15. Add 1 tsp ghee

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