Air Fryer Roasted Red Pumpkin Bharta/Kaddu Ka Bharta

This Red Pumpkin Bharta/Kaddu Ka Bharta With Orange is a very quick and easy to make recipe and will be loved by all. I have added orange juice in the recipe, this renders such a beautiful taste to the bharta.

Seves 2 As a Side Dish
250 Grams Red Pumpkin
1 Medium Onion - finely chopped
2 Big Cloves Garlic - finely chopped
¼ " Piece Ginger - finely chopped
6 Tablespoon Orange Juice 
¼ Teaspoon Turmeric powder
½ Teaspoon Coriander powder 
1 Teaspoon Red Chilly powder
2 Tablespoons Oil
½ Teaspoon Cumin Seeds
1 Small Tomato - finely chopped
Salt to taste 
Remove the skin of the pumpkin and then cut it into bits
or keep it whole, with the skin. I preferred chopping them into pieces.
Wrap this into two sheets of aluminum foil and place it in the basket of the air fryer at 180°C for 20 - 25 minutes
till they are 3/4 cooked only.
In a kadai/wok heat oil add the cumin seeds when they crackle add chopped ginger and garlic saute till it starts to change color, now add the chopped onions and saute them till they are soft only
Add the all the dry spices - turmeric, coriander and red chilly powder with 2 tablespoons water and saute them for a minute 
add the pumpkin and saute mashing it for a minute. Cover with a lid and cook till it softens for 2 minutes,on medium low flame. 
Open add the half the quantity of orange juice and mix well mashing the pumpkin as you mix. Again cover with a lid and let it cook for another 3 minutes. 
After 3 minutes open add salt and the remaining orange juice and salt to taste, now mash the pumpkin very well. 
Here it's mashed
add tomato mix it lightly . Cover and let it simmer for another 3 minutes. 
Open and mix well. Our Air Fryer Roasted Red Pumpkin Bharta/Kaddu Ka Bharta is ready. 
Garnish with coriander leaves and enjoy with rotis or parathas.
Try this and Enjoy!
Labels : Red Pumpkin, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, Multi Cooker Monday, Air Fryer, Orange Juice, Serves Two, Side Dish

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  1. The flavors in this are so intriguing! I love the addition of the OJ!

  2. This spiced pureed pumpkin sounds wonderful. What a great Thanksgiving side dish this will make.

  3. The pumpkin came out so creamy - this looks wonderful!