Mampazha Kootaan

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 3 - ripe, medium-sized mangoes (finely chopped)
  • 1 cup - pumpkin (cut into small pieces)
  • 7 cups - sour curd (finely churned)
  • 1/2 cup - grated coconut
  • 6 - green chillies and 1 red chilli (broken into 2 pieces)
  • 1 tbsp - mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp - fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tbsp - cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Mampazha Kootaan

  • First, cook the pumpkin by adding 2 cups of water and turmeric powder.
  • Then, add the mangoes (you can add seeds, too) and allow it to cook.
  • Grind coconut, green chillies and cumin seeds. Mix this mixture in curd.
  • When mangoes are cooked, add this curd and stir it well.
  • Reduce the heat and cook it for 20 mins.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add fenugreek seeds. Wait till they change colour, then add mustard seed and red chillies.
  • Switch off when they splutter. Add to the kootaan.