Pumpkin Coconut Curry | Mathan Podithuval from Palakad Cusine - Cook it up in 15 Minutes
Author: Sandhya Hariharan
1 18ozBowl of Chopped Pumpkin
2Dried Red Chillies
1Tblspn Fresh grated coconut
3/4Tspof SaltPlease adjust the salt to your taste
Peel the outer thick skin and chop the Pumpkin into large chunky pieces.Give it a good wash .
Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, urd dal and red chillies. Once the Mustard seeds begins to crackle , throw in washed pumpkin .
Spoon in Turmeric powder, Salt. Sprinkle a tablespoon of water on the pumpkin and cover the vegetable with a lid and cook in low flame for about 7-9 minutes.Check in between the cooking time ,if it has cooked.
Make sure not to cook it longer , Pumpkin can get mushier.Check one of the pieces with a spoon .When the pumpkin feels slightly soft , turn of the gas.
Garnish with grated coconut and serve along with sambar and rice.
This curry can be had on its own for starter too. How about sprinkling some chat masala??