Peel and cut the potatoes and pumpkin into medium-sized pieces.
Heat the oil and add the dry red chillies.
Lower the flame and add the vegetables and the rest of the ingredients except the garam masala powder.
Add 1 cup of water and cover with a lid.
Cook over a medium heat till the potato pieces are tender.
Mix in the garam masala and stir gently.
This preparation will be with little gravy.