Poi saaga- 1 pound
Kakharu(pumpkin)- 1/4 pound
Onion- 1 small size
Garlic - 2 cloves
Cumin seeds- 1/2tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/2tsp
Chili powder
Curry powder- 1tsp(If available)

Grind onion, garlic, ginger and cumin seeds to a fine paste. Cut leaves and pumpkin into small pieces and keep it separately.  Cut stems into two inch pieces and if stems are thick, cut it again lengthwise into two pieces.

Put oil in a pan and fry stems till golden brown and remove it from pan.
Add ground masala in remaining oil and fry till half done.
Add haldi, curry powder and salt with masala and fry till done.
Now add leaves and fry with masala for 2minutes.
Add pumpkin and cover the pan with lid.

After 10minutes Poi tarkari is ready to serve with rice, roti or pakhala.

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