Monday, July 2, 2012

Pumpkin Dal / Yellow Pumpkin Dal Curry

Hi friends, Hope you all had enjoyed your weekend and wish you all a great week ahead. Today's recipe is very simple and comfort Dal With Yellow Pumpkin. This dal and Pumpkin Poriyal are the only two recipes which i know to cook with Yellow pumpkin. Really this dal goes well with both rice and rotis. Less spicy and tasty dal.



Ingredients
  1. Tuvar Dal/Toor Dal    less than 1/4 cup
  2. Yellow Pumpkin     1 cup(chopped in to bite size pieces)
  3. Onion     1 medium(chopped)
  4. Tomato    2 medium(chopped)
  5. Green chili     3no.s
  6. Garlic       3-4 fat cloves
  7. Turmeric powder     1/4 tsp
  8. Salt      to taste
  9. Hing       a generous pinch
To Temper
  1. Oil/ghee     1 tbsp
  2. Dry Red chili    3 no.s(broken)
  3. Mustard seeds    1/2 tsp
  4. Cumin seeds     1/2 tsp
  5. Fennel seeds    1/4 tsp
  6. Pepper corns    3-4 no.s
  7. Curry leaves    1 sprig
  8. Onion   1/4 cup(sliced)
  9. Sambar Powder     1/2 -1 tsp
  10. Cilantro    3-4 sprig(finely chopped)
Method
  • Wash and chop pumpkin into bite size pieces with or without skin( i used with skin only) and also chop onion, tomatoes and keep ready.
  • In a pressure cooker, add dal,pumpkin,onion,tomato,garlic,green chili,turmeric powder and pressure cook for 2-3 whistles and wait till the pressure cools down.
  • After that open the pressure cooker, add enough salt,hing and using spoon( i used Matthu) mash all the veg n dal well.
  • Now heat oil/ghee in a tempering pan, add mustard seeds,cumin,fennel,peper corns and wait till it splutter then add red chili,onion,curry leaves,sambar powder and saute for 1-2 minutes n lastly add cilantro and add it to the mashed pumpkin dal.
  • That't Pumpkin Dal Curry ready. Serve Hot with Rotis/Rice!



26 comments:

  1. I love this kootu with rice a lot. I rarely make this as we eat mostly rotis. I do not like it with rotis. loved your recipe and click

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  2. wow.. lovely color.. wish i could have it now with roti..

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  3. lovely color.....great combo for white rice too :)

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  4. yummy n delicious curry, lovely clicks too....

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  5. have never tasted anything with pumpkin... this surely looks delicious... and stunning presentation....

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  6. Wow, healthy, tasty & delicious, lovely clicks too

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  8. Looks so comforting and delicious.

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  9. Very nice and simple recipe, beautiful presentation

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  10. Best one with Roti as said...

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  11. Delicious daal ..loved the presentation..

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  12. Healthy and delicious dal variety...

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  13. Amazing clicks Sangeetha:) Lovely recipe...would love to have with hot rice...

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  14. it will taste really nice with rice.

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  15. yummyy,vishakunnu idhu kanumbol

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  16. Lovely clicks & yummy dal sangeeta

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  17. Nice n delicious curry, looks so interesting!!

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  19. Wat a super comforting dal, with those rotis this dal would have tasted fabulous na.

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  20. Looks colourful and delicious...

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