How to make Parval and Pumpkin Subzi -

Cubed pumpkin and parval cooked with simple spices.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member shirisha tata.

Main Ingredients : Pumpkin (लाल कद्दू), Parvals (परवल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Parval and Pumpkin Subzi

Parval and Pumpkin Subzi Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Parval and Pumpkin Subzi Recipe

  • Pumpkin cut into ½ inch cubes 1 cup

  • Parvals cut into ½ inch cubes 1 cup

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Onion chopped 1 small

  • Sugar 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Green chilli chopped 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ginger chopped 1/2 teaspoon

  • Tomato chopped 1 small

  • Salt to taste

  • coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat oil in a non stick add cumin seeds, when it starts spluttering add onions and saute till light brown.

Step 2

Add sugar,coriander powder, turmeric powder, green chillies, ginger and saute for a minute.

Step 3

Add tomatoes and saute till oil surfaces.

Step 4

Add pumpkin and parwar and half cup water and cook till vegetables are tender.

Step 5

Add salt and coriander and cook for a minute.

Step 6

Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.