Pumpkin Ombhal

Pumpkin cooked with flavors of jaggery and tamarind


  • 250 grams Pumpkin, cut in medium pieces
  • 1 teaspoon Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 2 Red Chilly
  • 1/2 teaspoon Lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/4 cup Grated Jaggery
  • 1/4 cup Tamarind Water
  • Salt-to taste


  1. Cook pumpkin in tamarind water till soft. Mash coarsely.
  2. Heat oil. Splutter mustard seeds, bay leaves and red chilli.
  3. Add pumpkin mash, salt and jaggery.
  4. Continue cooking till mixture is thick. Add lemon juice.

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