Monday, September 7, 2009

Mathanga Cherupayar erissery / Pumpkin and green gram curry



Ingredients:
  1. Pumpkin cut into cubes - 3 cups.
  2. Green gram dal - 1/2 cup.
  3. Coconut grated - 1/2 cup.
  4. Jeera/cummin seeds- 1/4'th tsp.
  5. turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp.
  6. Green chillies - 5 or 6 slit .
  7. Shallots - 3 sliced.
  8. Curry leaves - 2 springs
  9. mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  10. oil - 1 tbsp
  11. dry red chilly - 2 broken
Method:
Pressure cook the Green gram dal until it is 34/th cooked. Add the pumpkin and green chillies and pressure cook for one more whistle.
Grind the coconut,jeera and turmeric powder to a fine paste with some water.
Add this ground paste to the cooked dal/pumpkin mix and bring to a simmer.
Make a tadka of mustard seeds,dry red chillies,sliced shallots and curry leaves and pour into the simmering curry .
Turn the flame off and cover the dish and keep for 30 minutes.

1 comment:

  1. I tried it and it turned out really good. Thanks

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