Pumpkin Curry with Chicken

Pumpkin Curry with Chicken Recipe

When you are bored of your usual chicken curry, you can give it a twist with the use of pumpkin. Pumpkin Curry with Chicken has a unique taste that is quick to make and has rich flavours. It is a perfect recipe to serve when you have guests at home along with steamed rice or tawa paratha. 

Cooking time
30 min


    • 400 grams chicken breast, cut into small pieces
    • 500 grams yellow pumpkin
    • an inch piece of ginger, roughly chopped
    • 1 onion, roughly chopped
    • 3 cloves garlic
    • 2 green chilli, finely chopped
    • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
    • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
    • 3/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
    • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
    • 1 teaspoon garam masala
    • 1/2 cup tomato puree
    • 40 grams Saffola Peppy Tomato Oats
    • Salt as required
    • A small bunch of coriander leaves, finely chopped
    • Saffola Active Oil for cooking
    • 1 cup water


How to make Pumpkin Curry with Chicken

    • To prepare the Pumpkin Curry With Chicken, heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan.
    • Add the crushed garlic, onion, ginger, green chillies and chopped pumpkin. Sprinkle some salt and stir them for about a minute, cover the pan and simmer until the pumpkin has softened.
    • Using a hand blender, blend the pumpkin into a puree while it is in the pan. Add the tomato puree, the oats, all the remaining spices and the chicken pieces.
    • Add a cup of water, cover the pan, turn the heat to low and cook until the chicken is cooked completely about 15 minutes.
    • Adjust the consistency of the curry by adding more water, if required, and also adjust the spices to suit your taste.  Once done, turn off the heat.
    • Stir in the chopped coriander leaves and serve.

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