Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Pumpkin Chutney

This is another tasty and healthy chutney recipe. A perfect dip for your Idly dosa varieties. Suitable for kids who don't eat pumpkin curry or other pumpkin dishes. They can not find that you have added pumpkins in the chutney. I have made this chutney twice in the past one week itself, and it was loved by my family.


Pumpkin- 1 cup (cubed)
Onion- 1 medium
tomato- 2 medium
ginger- 1 inch
garlic- 2-3 gloves
red chilies- 2nos
salt- as per taste
oil- 2-3 tea spoon

to temper:
Oil- 2-3 tea spoon
mustard seeds- 1/2 teaspoon
urad dal - 1 tea spoon
jeera- 1/2 tea spoon
curry leaves- a few
perungayam- a pinch


1. In a kadai, heat 2 tea spoons of oil and  add, ginger ,garlic pieces and red chillies, saute well  and add Chopped onions.
2. When the onions are turning transparent, Add tomatoes to it and saute until  the raw smell leaves and they are blend together.
3. At last add the pumpkin cubes and saute for two to three mins. It doesn't require much time to cook.
4. Let it cool down, then In blender, grind it to a paste by adding salt.
5. Temper it with the items listed

Serve with Idly, Dosa varieties.

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