Sweet pumpkin curry

Sweet pumpkin curry

This sweet pumpkin curry is the perfect vegetarian dish to enjoy with rice in case you are tired of having the good old sambar and pulissery. Here is how to make sweet pumpkin curry.  


Cut the pumpkin into small pieces; do not peel the skin

Boil 2 cups water and add the pumpkin pieces, tamarind water, jaggery, turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt into it

Cook with the lid on

Grind the grated coconut with cumin and some water

Add the coconut paste into the cooked pumpkin mixture

Mix well

When the curry boils and thickens up, turn off the flame

Heat coconut oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds

Sauté the shallot, dried chillies and curry leaves

Add some asafoetida powder as well

Add this tempering into the pumpkin curry

Mix well

Enjoy the sweet pumpkin curry with hot rice.  

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