Mathanga Pachadi Without Curd (Pumpkin Pachadi)

Ingredients for Mathanga Pachadi Without Curd:

1. Pumpkin (Mathanga) – 350 gm, chopped into square pieces

2. Tamarind – Lemon sized, soaked in water and squeezed

    Turmeric powder – ½ small spoon

    Jaggery – 1.5 small spoons or as needed per taste

3. Coconut – ½, scrapped

    Mustard – ½ small spoon

    Green chillies – 2

    Red chillies – 2

4. Water – As needed

5. Coconut oil – 1 small spoon

6. Mustard – ½ small spoon

    Red chillies full – 1

How to prepare Mathanga Pachadi Without Curd?

1. Cook pumpkin pieces adding ingredients no: 2.

2. Grind ingredients no: 3 to a fine paste.

3. Add the gravy to cooked pumpkin, and cook for a few minutes.

4. Put off the flame.

5. Temper mustard seeds and red chilly in oil and add to pumpkin pachadi.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine November 13-26, 2021

Also read a few curd-added curries.


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