Pumpkin Pachadi

Pumpkin Pachadi - Onam Sadya Special dish by Sri. Ambi Swamy, famous cook. This recipe was published in Vanitha. Ingredients Ripe Pumpkin (Mathanga) - 1 kg Tomato - 1/4 kg Coconut grated - 1 Green Chilly - 10 Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp Red Chilly Powder - 1 tsp Jaggery - 4 small pieces Tamarind - 1 lemon size Coconut Oil - 2 tsp Curry leaves - a few Dry Red Chilly - 4 Method Cut pumpkin and tomatoes into small pieces and cook. Add the turmeric powder, chilly powder, jaggery, salt, tamarind pulp and cook well. Grind the coconut, and green chilly into a paste. Crush the 1/4 tsp mustard seeds. Add the coconut paste to the cooked vegetables and simmer for some time. Do not boil. Heat the coconut oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds and curry leaves. Add this to the curry and serve.