Mar 3, 2016

White Pumpkin Sihi Kootu / White Pumpkin Gravy

White Pumpkin SIhi kootu
White Pumpkin Sihi Kootu / White Pumpkin Gravy


White Pumpkin Sihi Kootu / White Pumpkin Gravy  is a South Indian gravy blended with Indian spices.It  can be enjoyed with hot rice or chapati.

Ingredients
  • 1 big cup white pumpkin 
  • or (Buda kumbalakayi)
  • salt to taste
  • Water
For Grinding
  • 1/2 cup coconut grated
  • 1 tbsp Jeera 
  • 2-3 green chillies
  • 1 tsp Kalamiri
  • 1/2 tsp rice
  • 1/2 tsp Urad dal
For Seasoning
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1 tsp Chana dal
  • Few curry leaves
  • Hing-Pinch 
  • Turmeric-Pinch


Method - Cut the pumkin into small cubes (remove seeds/skin) In a vessel add water ,add the pumpkin ,salt and cook till done.Meanwhile dry roast the items mentioned under for Grinding.Next grind the items into paste.Add the ground masala to the cooked pumpkin and stir well.Simmer and stir in between till the gravy blends well.Add salt if req.Prepare the seasoning .Heat oil in kadai,add mustard,once done add jeera,chana dal,turmeric,hing,curry leaves.Once done add to the gravy.Serve this Buda kumbalakayi Kootu hot with rice or chapati.


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