White Pumpkin - Ash Gourd In Curds

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Simmer Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 kg - white pumpkin/ash gourd (peeled and cut into small pieces)
  • 1 cup - thick curds/ yogurt (beaten)
  • 2 - green chillies
  • 1 cup - grated coconut
  • 1 tbsp - cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • A few sprigs - curry leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp - oil

How to Make White Pumpkin - Ash Gourd In Curds

  • Grind the coconut, green chillies and cumin seeds to a coarse paste.
  • Cook the white pumpkin/ash gourd with 1/2 cup of water for about 4-5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and keep aside to cool.
  • When cold, mix in the ground coconut paste, salt and curds/yogurt.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds.
  • When they begin to splutter, add curry leaves and red chillies and saute for a minute.
  • Turn off the heat and then pour over the ash gourd/white pumpkin and curds.