[1] Red Pumpkin Dry Bhaji

Ingredients:

Red Pumpkin 500 gm, Mustard Seeds 1 tsp,

Cumin Seeds 1 tsp, Asafoetida a pinch,

Curry Leaves 4-5, Turmeric Powder 1/2 tsp,

Red Chilli Powder 1 tsp, Goda Masala Powder 2-3 tsp,

Salt to taste, Grated Fresh Coconut 2 Tb,

Chopped Coriander Leaves 2 Tb, Oil 1 tsp

Method:

Cut pumpkin into 1/2″ pieces. In a pan, add oil and when it’s hot, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves, turmeric powder in the order they are written. Now add the pumpkin pieces and saute them for awhile. Now add red chilli and goda masala powder ans salt and mix well. Now add water if necessary and cover and cook on low heat for 5-7 minutes. Remove from heat and garnish with coconut and chopped coriander.

P.S. The recipe for goda masala is given in the blog elsewhere.

[2] Green Peas and Tomato Dry Bhaji

Ingredients:

Green Peas 200 gm, Tomato 1 no,

Mustard Seeds 1 tsp,Cumin Seeds 1 tsp,

Asafoetida a pinch,Curry Leaves 4-5,

Turmeric Powder 1/2 tsp,Red Chilli Powder 1 tsp,

Goda Masala Powder 2-3 tsp,Salt to taste,

Grated Fresh Coconut 2 Tb,Chopped Coriander Leaves 2 Tb,

Oil 1 tsp, Green Chilli 1(optional)

Method:
Finely chop the tomato. In oil, add the ingredients as above. If you want more spice add the chilli as well. Now add the green peas and tomato and saute. Now add the powdered masalas and salt. Add sugar to balance the acidity of the tomato. Cover and cook for 5-7 minutes on low heat. Remove and garnish with coconut and chopped coriander.

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