Peel and deseed pumpkin, cut into finger-sized slices.
Sprinkle salt and soda over them, keep aside for 15 minutes.
Wash under running water, drain, dab dry over clean kitchen cloth.
Make batter with all flours, salt, chillies, water.
Batter should coat back of spoon thinly.
Heat oil to deep fry, when smoky, add one tbsp. hot oil to batter.
Mix till smooth.
Dip pumpkin slices one at a time, into batter, let into hot oil.
Put enough so they have enough space to fry evenly.
Flip to fry other side, till light golden and crisp.
Drain, place on absorbent paper to remove excess oil.
Serve hot with hot sauce or chutney.