Thursday, 28 September 2017

Pumpkin in Spiced curd

This recipe was aired on Malayalam Tv Kairalee a couple of days back.
Lakshmi Nair was the one who presented it..My amma who checks all cooking programs,saw it and called me up to tell me the though Lakshmi Nair presented the recipe..its my amma who told me about it and explained it over sweetly!!


Pumpkin 250 gms
Curd -not too sour ,1 cup
Green chillies to taste
salt to taste
Jaggery [opttional]
One spoon of chilly powder[i used Kashmiri chilly powder]

Red Chillies
Curry leaves


1.Slice the pumpkin and boil with salt and green chillies.[add jaggery if you like the sweet sour spicy combo once it is cooked]
2.Once cooked,drain and cool
3.Mash it coarsely and add the beaten curd to it.
4.Check for seasonings.
5.Sprinkle the Chilly Powder over this curd and pumpkin mix .
6.Heat oil and splutter the mustard,jeera,chilly and curry leaves..
7.Pour over the sprinkled red chilly powder
8.see the red sizzles and enjoy the moment :)

Mix only before serving....
enjoy as a side dish/salad/raita/main dish

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