This is easy to prepare with very few ingredients. White pumpkin has many health benefits for your skin, eye. It also lowers cholesterol and boosts your immune system.
Thadiyagai Thayir Pachadi
Recipe Cuisine: Tamilnadu / South Indian | Recipe Category: Side dish
Prep Time: 10 mins | Cooking Time: 25 mins | Serves: 4
White Pumpkin / Thadiyangai - 250gmsCurd - 3/4 cup
Salt - as needed
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - a sprig
Oil - 1 tsp
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Green chilli - 4
Cumin / jeerakam - 1 tsp
Cut pumpkin into small cubes and boil them with one cup of water.
Meanwhile, grind coconut, green chilli and cumin together without adding water.
When the pumpkin is cooked and its water reduces, add this ground masala. Sauté till the raw smell goes off.
Switch off the flame. Add the curd and mix it well.
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and curry leaves. Pour this tempering over the cooked pumpkin.
|Keep all your ingredients ready|
|Take coconut, cumin and green chilli in a mixer. Grind it to a fine powder without adding water|
|Cut the white pumpkin into small cubes and cook them adding 1 cup of water|
|Once it is cooked and water reduces, add the ground paste|
|Cook till the raw smell of masala is gone for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from flame|
|To this, add the curd and mix well. It should be taken out while adding curd|
|Heat oil in a tadka pan, temper with mustard seeds and curry leaves. Pour this seasoning over the pumpkin|