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Yellow Pumpkin Dry Curry Recipe

Yellow Pumpkin Dry Curry is a popular Indian Side-Dish
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On :
Friday, 21 July, 2017
Category :
Kid-Friendly Recipe
Course :
Side-Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 1/2 cup - yellow pumpkin, peeled, seeds removed and cubed
  • 1 tsp - oil
  • Turmeric powder, a little for colour
  • Salt as needed
  • To grind:
  • 4 tbsp - Coconut
  • 3/4 tsp - cumin
  • 3 to 4 - Red Chillies or according to your taste
  • 4 - small Onions
  • To temper:
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • 1 tsp - Urad Dal
  • 1 sprig - Curry leaves
  • How to Make Yellow Pumpkin Dry Curry:

    1. First grind coconut and red chillies. Add water, cumin and onion.
    2. Grind for a moment to make it a coarse paste and keep aside.
    3. Clean the pumpkin and keep aside.
    4. Heat kadai and add the tempering items one by one in hot oil.
    5. Add the cut pumpkin cubes and fry for a minute.
    6. Add turmeric, salt, the ground coconut mixture and a little water. Mix well.
    7. Close the kadai with a lid to make sure the pumpkin gets cooked. Keep the flame low.
    8. Cook for about 4-5 minutes, stirring now and then.
    9. After the pumpkin is cooked and water evaporates completely, cook on a high flame till the coconut mixture turns to a golden brown colour.
    10. Serve as an accompaniment for rice.
    11. Recipe courtesy: Rak's Kitchen


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