Saturday, June 23, 2012

Pumpkin Moong Kootu

Yello Pumpkin 1 cup ( Medium Size)
Yellow Moong dhal 1/2 cup
Mustard 1/4 tsp
Urad dhal 1/4 tsp
Turmeric 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves few
Oil 1 tsp
Salt as per taste

To be ground into fine paste
1/2 cup fresh coconut(grated)
Dry red chilly 3(Broken)
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Heat the oil in a pressure cooker and add the mustard seeds and urad dal.
When the seeds crackle, add the curry leaves, pumpkin, moong dal and turmeric powder, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
Add the prepared paste, 2 cups of water and salt, mix well and pressure cook on high flame for 2 whistles.
Serve hot pumpkin moong kootu with steamed rice.

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