Friday, December 22, 2006

Spicy pumpkin with channa.

Pumpkin - 1 lb
Black channa-1 cup [cooked]
Coconut - 2 tsp
Coriander -2 tsp
Methi seeds -1/2 tsp
Mustard -1 tsp
Urad dal -1/2 tsp
Cumin -1/2 tsp
Hing - 1 pinch
Dry chillies -7-8
Chilly powder-1/2 tsp
Salt -as per taste
Oil -1 tsp
Curry leaves

1.Chop the butter squash/pumpkin into bigger chunks and add 1.5 cup of water,salt ,chilly powder about 1/2 tsp and cook properly until tender.
2.add channa to the pumpkin and cook for additional5 mins.
3.Take a pan add all the spices and chillies and fry them in low heat till the urad dal turn slightly brown.
4.Then grind all the ingredients and make a paste out of it using enough water.
5.Add this paste to the pumpkin and bring it to a boil.
6.Take mustard and 1/2 tsp oil in the pan and just when it stars to splutters add curry leaves and saute and add this to the pumpkin curry.Serve hot.
7.Relish this with rice .


Trupti said...'re quick to post a recipe...I really like the sound of the this combo-pumpkin and chana, so healthy! Thanks a lot for the recipe.

Happy Holidays,

Vcuisine said...

Hi Sowmya, very nice recipe indeed, Thanks for dropping a comment, so I got a chance to know about you. Good collections. Happy holidays. Viji

Lakshmik said...

Hi Soumya

This curry looks delicious. Thanks for the combination.

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hi trupti,
Thanks.It tastes good together in combo also.Give a try and lemme know.

Hey vcuisine[viji]
Thanks for writing comments in both the blogs.

Hi Lakshmi,
This also tastes good and its quite healthy too.

Anonymous said...

Soumya, can't say i have had pumpkin with chana before, sounds great...thanks for sharing...

jayakarthik said...

hey doc
looks wonderful, but i guess it will go well with chapathi
thanks for sharing the recipe

Sahana said...

Hey Soumya,

Tried this recipe last weekend. Tastes very delicious. My mom used to make this and I had forgotten the recipe. Good u put it up here :-)