Monday, October 19, 2009

Pumpkin Curry

This is my Mother in law's special Recipe.I love her vegeterian dishes,Especially Kappa Puzhukku with Kantharimulaku chammanthi..hmm ..yummy..that's my favorite.


Pumpkin(cut into small pieces) - 2 cups
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Green chillies - 3
Salt - to taste
Tamarind paste - 3tbsp

For the Masala

Coconut - 1/2 cup
Shallots - 4
Red chilly Powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1tbsp
Fenugreek seeds - 5
Curry leaves - few

For Seasoning

Shallots - 2
Coconut oil - 1tbsp
Dried red chillies - 3
Curry leaves - few


In a pressure cooker Add Pumpkin,green chillies ,turmeric powder,salt and some water.Cook well.
In a pan heat oil and add coconut,Fenugreek,Shallots and curry leaves.Saute well till the cocnut become golden brown colour.Switch off the stove and immediately add
Chilly powder and Coriander powder,Mix well.Allow them to cool.Make a smooth paste in grinder.Open the cooker,mash the pumpkin and add the masala , tamarind paste and some water.Boil them for 5 to 8 minutes.Switch off the stove.In a small pan heat oil and splutter the mustard seeds.Put the shallots and dried red chillies ,saute well till the shallot become golden colour.Pour this over the curry and garnish with some curry leaves .Serve hot with rice :)


  1. Curry looks lovely & tempting da...I absoblutely love this one….

  2. Looks so tempting Sree... nice recipe :)

  3. lovely pic....liked the recipe and will surely try it..

  4. Thank u so much Sangeetha,Padma & sushma :)

  5. Hi Sree, Loved the pumpkin curry and vermicelli vada.Following you to catch more recipes
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  6. I like your posts. Thanks for share.

  7. Very nice and simple recipe pumpkin curry I tried it and it came out superb...thanx

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