Kootu, Pumpkin

Yellow Pumpkin Kootu (Parangikai Kootu)

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A delicious and simple South Indian kootu with yellow pumpkin. Serve with hot rice.
Yellow Pumpkin Kootu (Parangikai Kootu)

Ingredients:
Yellow Pumpkin – 2 cups, chopped
Salt as per taste
Turmeric Powder – a pinch
Curd – 1/2 cup, thick

For the masala:
Coconut – 1/2 cup, grated
Dry Red Chilli – 1
Green Chillies – 2

For tempering:
Curry Leaves – few
Mustard Seeds – little

Method:
1. Grind together the ingredients for the masala to a smooth paste.
2. Heat a pan over medium flame.
3. Add the pumpkin pieces, salt and turmeric powder.
4. Sprinkle a little water and cook for 30 to 60 seconds.
5. Add the ground paste and curd.
6. Stir well and add some water if required.
7. Simmer for a minute or until all ingredients are well combined.
8. Remove from flame.
9. Fry the mustard seeds and curry leaves in little oil.
10. Add to the kootu.
11. Serve hot with rice.

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One Comment

  1. plasterers bristol

    been looking for a nice recipe of this to try. Thanks for sharing this.

    Simon

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