Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Udupi Red Pumpkin #sikandalouscuisine

I love this recipe - pumpkin get transformed to another delicious space. Make it as sweet / sour / spicy as you like .No masalas are used here - no onions/tomatoes , ginger or garlic - simple clean and well balanced basic flavors make this dish so special. Raw mango here is my addiction , just because I had it in the fridge. Do try it , you will enjoy this .

500 Grams Red Pumpkin.
1 Heaped Teaspoon Black Mustard Seeds.
Curry Leaves.
Broken Red Chilies To Taste.
4 Tablespoon Tamarind Paste - Adjust.
2 Tablespoons Powdered Jaggery - Adjust.
3-4 Tablespoons Grated Raw Mango.
Salt To Taste.

Make Paste :
2 Teaspoons Black Mustard Seeds.
1 Teaspoon Yellow Mustard Seeds.
4-5 Green Chillies - Adjust.
1/2 Cup Grated Coconut- add more if you like.

Heat oil , splutter mustard seeds , add curry leaves , broken chilies and hing. When done , tip in pumpkin , add salt , stir well and cook covered till half done.
At this stage add grated raw mango and paste , cook till pumpkin is soft. Now add in tamarind and jaggery , cook covered for another 4-5 minutes to marry flavors . Adjust sweet and sour . This is yummy !

Atul Sikand
Founding Member ,Delhi Gourmet Club
DirectorAsian Hawkers Market Pvt. Ltd. #asianhawkersmarket
Administrator  & Owner Sikandalous Cuisine #sikandalouscuisine
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