Pumpkin Raita, Indian Accompaniment

Pumpkin Raita, Indian Accompaniment

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The Pumpkin Raita is an easy but elegant recipe that brings together the mellow tang of curds with the pleasing sweetness of pumpkin.

The parboiled pumpkin gives the raita a nice mouth-feel while a simple, traditional tempering gives it a peppy aroma and good flavour.

A tasty and refreshing accompaniment, this raita can perk up any meal. You can also try other pumpkin recipes like the Pumpkin Kootu and Pumpkin Paratha .

Pumpkin Raita, Indian Accompaniment recipe - How to make Pumpkin Raita, Indian Accompaniment

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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  1. Combine the curds and salt in a deep bowl and mix well using a whisk.
  2. Add the pumpkin and mix gently. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a small non-stick pan, add the mustard seeds, urad dal, asafoetida and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  4. Pour this tempering over the pumpkin-curd mixture and mix gently.
  5. Refrigerate for atleast 1 hour and serve chilled.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy120 cal
Protein3.8 g
Carbohydrates5.4 g
Fiber0.3 g
Fat7.4 g
Cholesterol12 mg
Sodium16 mg


Pumpkin Raita, Indian Accompaniment
 on 19 Jul 17 04:31 PM

Pumpkin raita with a perfect tadka can taste good with any meal, I even carry it to office and eat it as a snack when I am hungry.