Kaddu Ka Dalcha Recipe

Kaddu Ka Dalcha Recipe
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Kaddu Ka Dalcha is a very famous Hyderabadi recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Kadu Ka Dalcha by following this easy recipe.
Kaddu Ka Dalcha Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 7.6 / 10 (17 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1 Medium sized kaddu (pumpkin)
  • 250 gms Chanay ki dal
  • 250 gms Tomatoes
  • 150 gms Cooking oil
  • 2 Onions
  • 2 tsp Red chilly powder
  • 50 gm Tamarind
  • 3 gm Shiazira, grounded
  • 1 Katta kotmir
  • 1 Katta kariapak
  • 10 Green chilies, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 5 gm Dalchini (cinnamon)
  • 5 gm Grounded eaichi
  • 2 tsp Powdered jaggery
  • Salt to taste
How to make Kaddu Ka Dalcha:
  • Wash and cut the bottle gourd (kaddu) into pieces.
  • Dip the tamarind in a cup of water & squeeze to prepare sour tamarind water.
  • After washing the chana dal, boil it properly.
  • Grind it to paste. Add the tamarind water along with 2 glasses of water.
  • Keep the broth ready.
  • Fry chopped onion and kaddu in oil.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste, red chilly powder, haldi and salt according to taste.
  • Add chopped tomatoes.
  • Pour water and cook tomatoes & kaddu properly.
  • Add the Broth of the chana dal to the kaddu mixture followed by sprinkle of turmeric, dalchini, elaichi, and shiazira.
  • After this, add kariapak, green chillies, jaggery powder & kotmir.
  • Boil it for few minutes.
  • Now Pumpkin Dalcha is ready to serve.