Kaddu or pumpkin is prepared in a special way that bursts with flavors for weddings and festivals in the state of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. This particular recipe teams up very well with poori. To enhance the menu, boondi raita is also served with khatta meetha kaddu and poori. Since kaddu and poori are prepared on auspicious occasions, sweets such as meethi boondi or imarti are also served along with it.
Here is a meal idea, which doesn’t call for much time or too many ingredients still give a traditional meal comprising of khatta meetha kaddu, perfectly puffed poori, boondi raita, and sweet boondi. If in rush or not in a mood to make sweet boondi you can get the same from the market but do not skip it.
Other meal ideas on the blog are achari poori, dahi wale aloo and lehsun ki chutney, aloo paratha with dhaba dal and many more.
What is Khatta Meetha Kaddu? Khatta meetha kaddu is a flavorful preparation wherein chunks of pumpkin are cooked with lots of spices giving an array of flavors. Khatta means sour, meetha means sweet and kaddu means pumpkin in English, and as the name goes this preparation has these essence...View Recipe
What is Poori? Poori is a deep fried Indian flatten bread recipe made with whole wheat flour. A perfect poori is puffed, soft, moist and beautifully golden. A very versatile bread that can be paired with gravies such as aloo chhole or...View Recipe
What is boondi raita? Raita is a curd/ yogurt preparation. It is basically a side dish that is used with many Indian gravies and rice preparations. Boondi is a deep fried gram flour ball. A combination of yogurt, boondi some basic spices make it indispensable with some Indian meals such as...View Recipe
What is Meethi Boondi? Meethi boondi is a deep fried tiny ball made up of gram flour which is absolutely juicy and sweet. Meethi boondi is often distributed as prasad in temples etc. Boondi is a Rajasthani snack food made from sweetened, fried chickpea flour. Certainly, it is not the e...View Recipe