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November 22, 2012

Pumpkin Curry with Tamarind & Jaggery

Gummadikaya Pulusu Bellam Koora ~ Sweet & Sour Pumpkin Curry Recipe
Preparation & Cooking Time : 15 mins
Serves: 4 persons
 
Ingredients :
 
Chopped Yellow Pumpkin : 2 cups
Thick Tamarind Extract : 1 tbsp
Powdered Jaggery : 2 tsp
Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Chana Dal : 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal : 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder: 1/4 tsp
Dried Red Chillies :3
Curry Leaves : 1 sprig
Salt to taste 
Oil : 2 tsp 
Method:
 
1. Wash, peel and chop the pumpkin into pieces. 
 
2. In a saucepan, add the chopped pumpkin, turmeric powder, salt and water and cook until pumpkin pieces are tender. Drain and set aside. 
 
3.Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds, urad dal and chana dal.
 
4.Once they start to splutter, add the broken red chillies and curry leaves and fry for a couple of seconds. 
 
5. Now add the tamarind extract and powdered jaggery to it and cook for a couple of minutes.
 
6. Then add the cooked pumpkin to it and mix very well. Cook for 2 - 3 minutes and switch off the flame.
 
7.Serve hot with rice, roti or dosa.
 
 
 

13 comments:

  1. A delicious and healthy curry. Loved your recipe.
    Deepa

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  2. I haven't tried pumpkin with jaggery and tamarind, must be good.

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  3. Healthy recipe....nice pic too....

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  4. I love pumpkin dish esp if its spicy...love to eat it with puliyodharai...

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  5. appealing and delicious looking quick curry

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  6. Different recipe with tamarind and jaggery! Looks lovely!!

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  7. My mom makes a similar one, nice presentation

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  8. Very unique recipe. Have never tried a dish like this...will try out soon

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