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Dodhi No Dumbo

  Lamb 750 Gram, cubed into tiny pieces
  White pumpkin 1 Kilogram (Round)
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cumin seed 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cashew nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sultanas 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 Large, chopped
  Green chilies 2 , seeded, chopped
  Celery stick 2 , chopped
  Ginger piece 1⁄2 Inch, chopped
  Garlic 8 Clove (40 gm), chopped

Peel pumpkin, cut a thick slice from the top and keep aside to use later as a lid.
Remove pulp from inside pumpkin, being careful not to tear the skin.
Heat oil in a pan and fry onions till golden brown.
Add ginger, garlic, powdered spices and saute for a few minutes.
Add meat and all remaining ingredients, including pumpkin pulp, except cashew nuts and sultanas.
Saute on low heat till meat is cooked and dry.
Add cashew nuts and sultanas and mix well.
This is the stuffing.
Fill into pumpkin and cover with pumpkin lid.
Apply a little oil to base of a thick, flat-bottomed pan and place pumpkin in it.
Cover pan with a tight-fitting lid, and put water on the lid.
Cook on low heat for ten minutes.
Pour water from lid into pan and add some more water to- lid.
Cook for a further 45 minutes to one hour, until pumpkin is fairly well cooked, adding water from lid to pan as and when required, and replacing water on the lid.
Take care that the pumpkin does not flop.
Serve hot.
This is an attractive party dish and also tastes very good.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
130 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 405 Calories from Fat 211

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.9%

Saturated Fat 8.1 g40.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 61.9 mg20.6%

Sodium 120 mg5%

Total Carbohydrates 27 g9%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.4%

Sugars 9.5 g

Protein 23 g45.3%

Vitamin A 186.2% Vitamin C 42.1%

Calcium 8.5% Iron 21.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Dodhi No Dumbo Recipe