Ingredients :

For the budijaw
  • 450 gms white pumpkin
  • 2 teacups maida ( All purpose white flour)
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp pepper powder
  • 2 tbsp hot oil
  • salt to taste
  • oil for deep frying
  • To be ground into a paste (for the budijaw)
  • 1 onion
  • 4 green chillies
  • 25 mm. (1") piece ginger
For the chutney :
  • 8 cloves garlic
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • salt to taste

Method :


For the budijaw
  1. Peel the pumpkin and cut into fingers.
  2. Combine the flour, chilli powder, pepper powder, paste, hot oil and salt.
  3. Put enough water to make a batter. Dip the pumpkin fingers into the batter and deep fry in oil until crisp.
  4. For the chutney
  5. Grind the garlic and chilli powder together.
  6. Put ½ teacup of water and mix properly.
  7. Put the lemon juice, tomato ketchup and salt and mix properly.
Serve hot budijaw with chutney.