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Poosanikai Thayir Pachadi Recipe

Poosanikai Thayir Pachadi is a popular Indian Side dish
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On :
Tuesday, 26 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1 cup - Ash gourd (white pumpkin) chopped
  • 3 tbsp - Onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup - Curd
  • To temper:
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - Urad Dhal
  • Curry leaves few
  • 1 Green chilli slit
  • Hing(Perungayam) a pinch
  • 1 tsp - Oil
  • How to Make Poosanikai Thayir Pachadi:

    1. Cut the pumpkin , discard the seeds and scrape off the skin.
    2. Chop it into cubes and set aside.
    3. Heat water in a pan and add the pumpkin with onions and cook till soft and transparent. Set aside.
    4. Heat a pan. Add items under 'temper', splutter and set aside.
    5. Add the tempered items to cooked pumpkin with required salt.
    6. Cool down completely and add curd and give a quick stir.
    7. Serve with rotis or rice.
    8. Recipe courtesy: Sharmi's Passions


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