White Pumpkin (peel off the skin and remove the seeds in the centre part and cut into small cubes or rectangles) – 1 cup
Curd – 1 cup
Onion – 1 (finely chopped)
Green Chillies – 2
Coriander Leaves (finely chopped) – 2 tbsp
Mustard Seeds – 2 tsp
Oil – 1 tbsp
Salt – to taste
Add chopped pumpkin cubes, 2 pinches of salt and a cup of water in pressure cooker and close the lid. Let it to cook in a high flame for 2 whistles. Wait until the pressure escapes from the cooker and open the lid and drain the excess water completely and let it cool well for 5 to 10 minutes. Once it is cool, squeeze the cooked pumpkins gently and remove the excess water in the vegetable. Add this in a cup of curd. Add required amount of salt and chopped onions in the curd and mix well.
Heat oil in a pan and sauté it with mustard seeds and green chillies and transfer this in the curd. Garnish the raitha with chopped coriander leaves. The taste of this pumpkin raitha will be really yummy.
Side Dish: It goes well with chapatis and hot rice