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Dudhi Alchikery (with moogu - green gram)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • Main ingredients:
  • 250 g - pumpkin, peel off the outer skin gently and cut into cubes
  • 3/4 tsp - salt (or to taste)
  • For moogu (green gram):
  • 1/2 cup - moogu (green gram)
  • 200 ml - water
  • For Coconut paste:
  • 4 -5 tbsp - (45 - 60 g) grated Coconut
  • 1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder (or 4 - 5 dried red chillies)
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp - water
  • For seasoning:
  • 1 tbsp - cooking oil
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • 1/2 tsp - Jeera (cumin seeds)
  • 6 - Curry leaves

How to Make

  • Wash and soak moogu in 2 cups water for 6 hours (or overnight).
  • Transfer soaked moogu (along with its soaked water) into a pressure cooker.
  • Close the pressure cooker lid and cook on high heat for 3 whistles (3 quick whistles).
  • Switch off the heat.
  • Allow the cooker to cool naturally.
  • Open the lid.
  • Boiled moogu will be thick in consistency.
  • For coconut paste:
  • In a deep pan or bowl, boil cooked moogu along with pumpkin cubes and salt. Add extra 1/4 cup (50 ml) hot water.
  • Cover and cook on a medium to low heat until 3/4 done/almost cooked.
  • Add coconut paste and cook again on a low heat for 5 - 8 minutes until gravy thickens.
  • Switch off the heat.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World