Pumpkin And Green Gram Curry



Pumpkin – 2 cups diced

Green gram – 1/2 cup

Water – 1 +1 cup

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Chilly powder – 1/4 tsp

Salt – to taste

For Grinding

Grated coconut – 3/4 cup

Green chillies – 4

Garlic – 2 small

Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp

For Seasoning

Oil – 1 tbsp

Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

Small onions – 4 sliced

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

Dry red chillies – 2 broken



Pressure cook green gram along with 1 cup of water for 5 minutes on a low flame, after the first whistle or till done.  Cook the pumpkin along with 1 cup of water, turmeric powder, chilly powder and salt.  Add the cooked green gram along with the left over water.  Grind the above mentioned ingredients to a fine paste and add to the curry.  When it starts boiling, switch off the flame.  Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.  Add small onions followed by curry leaves and chillies.  Fry till the onions turn golden brown.  Pour it over the curry and mix well.  Serve delicious ‘Pumpkin and Green Gram Curry’ with rice or chapathi.  Cheers!

1 Comment
  1. Healthy combination.. yummy!!