• ¼ Kg red pumpkin 1 onion chopped finely 2 green chillies broken into 2 pieces 1 teaspoon of grated jaggery 1 /2 tablespoon tamarind pulp 1 tablespoon coconut grated Salt to taste Coriander leaves for garnishing

This yellow colored vegetable is rich in vitamin A and is excellent for your skin. Pumpkin bharta is prepared without oil  thus it is very healthy.


  1. Peel the skin of the pumpkin and cut it into small pieces. Place the pieces in a vessel. Add salt and jaggery to it and pressure cook till 2 whistles.
  2. Mash the pieces the pieces well to form a smooth paste with a spoon.
  3. Now and green chillies, tamarind pulp, chopped onion and grated coconut.
  4. Garnish with coriander leaves.


Pumpkin Bharta