Thursday, April 4, 2013

Pumpkin/Mathanga Chutney

 
Have you ever tried pumpkin chutney?If your answer is no,then I would strongly recommend you to try this chutney.Try this easy and delicious chutney and enjoy the health benefits of pumpkin.It's low in calories and full of beta carotene.Whilbuying pumpkin,choose pumpkin which is light yellow in colour.

Ingredients:
  1. Pumpkin/mathanga-200gm,diced
  2. Grated coconut-5-10tbsp
  3. Dry red chilly-3-5(As per tolerance)
  4. Shallots/small onions-2-4
  5. Urad dal/uzunnu parippu/split black gram-1tbsp
  6. Curry Leaves-a sprig
  7. Tamarind-a small piece
  8. Salt-to taste
  9. Oil-1/2tsp    
Method:
  • peel the skin and chop it.Wash well.
  • Heat oil in a pan and saute diced pumpkin along with small onions till soft.keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan.Add urad dal,red chillies and saute till dal turns golden brown.
  • Grind this along with coconut,tamarind, curry leaves,salt and cooked pumpkin and shallots.
  •  Mix well and adjust salt.
Serve it with hot Rice and ghee on top of it or with Idli or Dosa as a side dish.






 
Happy Cooking!!!

  

6 comments:

  1. thnx fr this.. pumpkin is a family fav. veg... ll try ths soon

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    1. Hi Hasna,
      Thanks Hasna:) It's one of my fav recipes too.Glad you liked it..try it soon and let me know ur feedback...

      Cheers
      Lotus

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    1. Hi Manjula,
      Thanks Manjula...Hope you like it...
      Cheers
      Lotus

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  3. chutney with pumpkin is so wow...

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    1. Hi Arthy,
      Yeah It's very delicious & nutritious too....Happy Cooking..

      Cheers
      LOTUS

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