Thursday, October 2, 2008

WHITE PUMPKIN PEANUT SUBZI- POOSANIKKAI KADALAI KOOTU


WHITE PUMPKIN  PEANUT SUBZI- POOSANIKKAI KADALAI KOOTU
Ingredients

White pumpkin- 1 cup( cubed)( Poosanikai)

Peanut- 1 /2 cup (raw)

Tomato- 1 or 2 ( chopped)

Curry leaves- 1 sprig

Mustard seed- 1 tsp

Urad dhal- 1 tsp

Pepper corn- 1/2 tsp

Coconut - 1/4 cup ( grated)

Red chillies- 2 ea

Oil- 2 tsp

Cooked Moond dhal- 1 cup

Salt - to taste



Method

Mix white pumpkin, peanut, tomato, curry leaves & salt in a pressure pan with water to cook until almost done.


Heat oil in a pan, add urad dhal, peppercorn, red chillies to roast , saute on low fire, add grated coconut & blend to make a fine paste.


Add the cooked dhal with boiled pumpkin & add coconut paste to cook until raw flavour extracts.

Temper with mustard seed & urad dhal .

Serve hot with rice, chappathi or poori or Naan.





18 comments:

  1. Hey send this to AFAM. It is pumpkin this month

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  2. This will be perfect with hot roti's/chappathis...good one :)

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  3. hey nice dish..can we use chayote squash(chow chow) instead of pumpkin? can u reply to this question in my blog comment page?

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  4. This is a nice pumpkin recipe. I always wanted some differnt pumpkin recipes. Will try it soon...

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  5. I don't know that I've ever had white pumpkin, but this looks delicious!

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  6. Very nice Sripriya. I never buy Pumpkin as I don't know what to do with it... now I can make this!

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  7. I have been searching for pumpkin recipes..Nice one..

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  8. Poosanikai is bottle gourd right? Looks like kootu , delicious with rice and chapati :)

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  9. A nice dish! I've never seen a white pumpkin before.

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  10. Oh,This we make it without the toamto sri,thats the only difference..I am always,after kootu :)

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  11. Looks nice ..never tired any subzi with white pumpkin...the coconut rice looking yummy too

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  12. That looks new to me as my family never had pumpkin in our meal.... never tasted pumpkin except for in the sambar and sweet.......I dont know how it tastes as a curry.....

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  13. Never tried any dish with white pumpkin. Thanks for the recipe. Will try sometime :)

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  14. This looks divine. I've never used poosanikkai this way.

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  15. LOOKS GR8 AND DELICIOUS........

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  16. mmm ican have this with roti and dosa can i have that one please

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  17. White pumpkin curry with peanut - how novel!

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