Kaddu ka Raita or Pumpkin Raita is an easy to make accompaniment made using fresh pumpkin and yogurt and it goes very well with Indian meals. Here is how to make this healthy kaddu Ka Raita recipe.
Raita holds a special place in Indian cuisine. Relished with a platter of flavorful Biryani or as an accompaniment for the main course, raita can be prepared with as many variations as we can imagine.
During Summer, I often prepare Kairi Ka Raita and to get some tonic from spinach, Palak Ka Raita is always on my menu! My kid is a very selective eater and hence, I have to outsmart him by preparing salubrious and tasty dishes.
He hates eating pumpkin but when I serve him Kaddu Raita, he forgets that he is literally feasting on pumpkins, ha! I have mastered the trick of sneaking in veggies in our daily meals, you see!
Indian Pumpkin Yogurt Recipe is really nourishing. Pumpkins are as such loaded with Vitamin A and dietary fibers and are also a good source of minerals, amino acids.
This pumpkin or kaddu raita is a unique recipe and a little different from other raita recipes. It beautifully combines the slight sweetness of the pumpkins or kaddu with cumin, the creaminess of yoghurt and it’s all cooked with some water and salt balances out the flavors.
It’s a delicious and light mix to have with any dish in place of a spicy curry and this is one recipe that can be made really quickly. So if you have guests coming over and want to whip up a great accompaniment, do give this pumpkin recipe a try.
Moreover, the flavour of Pumpkin blends so well with yogurt that nobody realizes that they are eating Kaddu Ka Raita. As Pumpkin Raita goes very well with all the Indian meals, you can prepare it for elaborate family dinners or make it for your office lunch! Kaddu Ka Raita is loved by elders as well, so you know what to make to be in the good book of your relatives, right?
Read this simple recipe for Kaddu Raita and if you like it then do share it with your friends!
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Kaddu ka Raita Recipe
Kaddu Raita, Pumpkin Raita or Indian Pumpkin Yogurt Recipe is an easy to make accompaniment that goes very well with Indian meals.
- 1 cup Yellow Pumpkin Grated
- 2 cups Curd
- Salt to taste
- 1/4 tsp Roasted Cumin Powder
- 1/4 tsp Red Chilli Powder
- 1 tsp Fresh Coriander Chopped
- 1 Green Chilli Chopped
Boil 3 cups of water in a pan.
When it comes to a rolling boil, add the grated pumpkin and cook for 4-5 minutes.
Strain the pumpkin and let it cool for sometime.
Whisk the curd in a bowl.
Add salt, roasted cumin powder, red chilli powder, fresh coriander and green chilli and mix well.
Add the cooked pumpkin and mix well.
Garnish with coriander, chilies and red chilli powder.
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