Pumpkin Stew/Butter Squash/Gummadi Kaya Pulusu

My dad use to grow pumpkins in our Field(agriculture )., My mom made different varieties ( mostly South Indian). We gave so many to our neighbors, friends and relatives and still pumpkins were all over.Indian weather conditions suits really well for this wonderful squash.
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Pumpkin 7- 8 cubes
Onion 1 big
Tomato 2
Green Chilli 4
Chilli Powder 2 tsp
Tamarind pulp 2 tbsp Or To taste
Jaggery/Sugar 2 tbsp ( But I preferred Jaggery)
Gram Flour 1tbsp( Optional) Mix With little water
Water 11/2 cups

For Seasoning :

Mustard Seeds 1 tsp
Urad Dal 1 tsp
Channa Dal 1 tsp
Jeera 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves
Oil 2 tbsp


  • Cut the pumpkin into medium sized pieces.
  • Pumpkin Cubes
  • Finally Chop the onions , tomato and green chilli
  • Heat a wide pan .Add 2 tbsp of oil and do all seasonings
  • When they done add the chopped Onions.Fry till the Onion is well fried.
  • Then add Tomato , green chillis,Turmeric,Chilli powder
  • Then Next add Tamarind extract .
  • Add the sweet pumpkin pieces.,Add salt, water Cover and cook until they done.
  • Then finally add Jaggery,Gram Flour Mixture
  • It will give a good taste for this curry..
  • Serving with Steamed rice.
Serving Size :4 -5 people


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