Mathanga Erissery(Pumpkin in coconut gravy)


1.Pumpkin(mathanga)-2cups(Cut in to cubes)
   Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
   Chilly powder-1/2tsp
   Salt
2.Vanpayar(red gram)-1/4cup soaked over night(optional)
3.Coconut-1/2cup
   Cumin seeds-1tsp
   Garlic-2
4.Coconut oil-2tsp
   Mustard seeds-1/2tsp
   Cumin seeds-1/2tsp
   Dry red chilly-2
   Chopped shallots-1tsp
   Coconut-1/3cup
   Curry leaves.



  • Cook red gram(vanpayar) in a pressure cooker along with turmeric powder,chilly powder ,salt and 1cup water.
  • Add cubed pumpkin  to the cooked red gram.(Add water if needed).Cook it again in a pressure cooker for 1 whistle.
  • Grind together coconut, cumin seeds and garlic.
  • Add ground mixture in to the cooked pumpkin and mix well. Cook until desired consistency is reached.
  • Heat 2tsp oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds and cumin seeds. Add red chilies curry leaves shallots and grated coconut .Fry till golden brown. Add this to the curry and mix well.
                         Erissery without Red gram(Vanpayar)

20 comments:

  1. super presentation......love ur recipe

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  2. i Have a pumpkin.will try this for sure :)

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  3. Superb preparation and presentation also..

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  4. wow...awesome recipe...lovely presentation

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  5. Wow wat a delightful and super tempting erissery.

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  6. Tasty dish, I too prepare a similar one but sans garlic and onions.loved ur version.

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  7. Mmmm...Feel like having some right now...Looks delicious.
    Please do link it to the Kerala Kitchen Event.

    http://palakkadcooking.blogspot.com/2012/01/announcing-kerala-kitchen.html

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  8. Looks very delicious, nice presentation.

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  9. Emissary and the rosemetta rice look too tempting..

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  10. looks very delicious n inviting...well presented!!

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  11. What a awesome recipe...Delicious dear..

    Aarthi
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

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  12. Yummy errisery,my favorite..adipoli

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  13. Great presentation! looks delicious!

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  14. delicious erissery, my fav..nice clicks..

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  15. wow...look fabulous... beautiful presentation...

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  16. delicious erissery . I love the dishes made of coconut...

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  17. thx ganga kure divasayi oru mathanga ividirunnu ennaee nokki chirikkan thudangit,,,innu sariyakki kodukkam...........

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