Manjal poosanikai puli kulambu | Yellow pumpkin tamarind curry


Yellow pumpkin puli kuzhambu By Guna selvi


Cuisine Style: Srirangam, Trichy, south india | Preparation&Cooking Time: 20 minutes | To Serve: 4 | Type : Curry,kuzhambu | Take with : Rice, idli, dosa, pongal

Ingredients

  • Yellow pumpkin[Arasanikai, parangikai] – 1/4 piece
  • Tamarind water – ¼ cup
  • Sambar onion – 5 [chopped]
  • Garlic – 2 cloves [mashed]
  • Curry leaves – 1 spring
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Urad dal – ½ tbsp
  • Bengal gram – ½ tbsp
  • Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Jaggery – ½ tbsp [grated]
  • Asafetida a pinch
  • Ground nut oil – 1 tbsp
  • Gingelly oil[Til oil, sesame oil, nalla ennai] – 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as needed

For roasting & grinding

  • Fenugreek seeds – 1 tbsp [dry roast & grind separately without water]
  • Dry red chilli – 2 or 3
  • Coconut – 1 tbsp [grated]
  • Coriander seeds - ½ tbsp
  • Bengal gram – 1 tsp
  • Toor dal - 1/2 tbsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Heat oil in a pan then roast above ingredients & grind to fine paste with ½ cup of water.

Method

  • Remove hard skin of yellow pumpkin, wash 2 to 3 times. then cut into cubes
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds & let its splutter.
  • Then add Bengal gram, & urad dal saute.
  • Add onion sauté till light brown.
  • Add garlic & curry leaves sauté.
  • Add fenugreek powder & asafetida sauté.
  • Add pumpkin cubes, turmeric powder, red chilli powder sauté well.
  • Then add water cook till soft.
  • Add tamarind extract mix well & let it boil & thickens.
  • Then add freshly ground paste, water & salt mix well & let it boil
  • Finally add jaggery mix well & let it boil.
  • Then cut off heat. Serve hot with rice

Yellow pumpkin curry for rice
Yellow pumpkin curry for rice

Yellow pumpkin curry
Yellow pumpkin curry

Arasanikai puli kuzhambu
Arasanikai puli kuzhambu

Parangikai puli kuzhambu
Parangikai puli kuzhambu

Yellow pumpkin tamarind curry
Yellow pumpkin tamarind curry

Manjal poosanikai puli kulambu
Manjal poosanikai puli kulambu


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