Dogri food is incomplete without khata ambal on dogra occasions. So, let us prepare a bowlful of khatta meetha pumpkin, the Dogri style. Serve with steamed rice and rajma.
Here is the recipe for khata ambal:
Coriander leaves, to garnish250 gm pumpkin (Orange colored)
4-5 Tbsp tamarind paste
3 Tbsp jaggery, powdered
1/2 tsp methi dana
1 tsp ginger, chopped
1 tsp cumin seeds
4-5 Kashmiri dried red chillies
2-3 tsp turmeric powder
2 Tbsp refined oil
Salt, to taste
Red chilli powder, a pinch
Cut the pumpkin into medium sized cubes.