Thursday, October 2, 2008
WHITE PUMPKIN PEANUT SUBZI- POOSANIKKAI KADALAI KOOTU
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
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.