Tag: Ash Gourd

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White Aviyal

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups vegetables, chopped lengthwise¬† ( I used raw plantains, carrots, drumsticks, beans, long beans, ash gourd and yam)5 green chillies3/4 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/2 cup sour yogurt, beaten2 sprig curry leaves2 tbsp coconut oilsalt to taste Preparation: Cut the vegetables into 2 inch long pieces ( about 2 1/2 cups […]

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Kumbalanga – Mathanga and Vellapayar Olan

Ingredients: 1 cup kumbalanga / ashgourd, peeled and cubed1 cup mathanga / pumpkin, peeled and cubed1/2 cup black eyed beans/ vellapayar ( 1 cup cooked)2-3 green chillies, slit3/4-1 cup semi thick coconut milk (second extract)1/2 cup thick coconut milk1-2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste2 tsp coconut oil Preparation: Soak the black eyed beans overnight and […]

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Pineapple – Ashgourd (Kumbalanga) Pulissery

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup kumbalanga / ashgourd3/4 cup pineapple1 green chilli, slit1 1/2 cup yogurt3/4 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds6-8 small dried red chillies1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 sprig curry leaves3/4 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds2 dried red chilliessalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Cut ashgourd/ kumbalanga into large cubes. Chop pineapple […]

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Kumbalanga – Vanpayar (Ashgourd-Red Beans) Erissery

Ingredients: 1/2 cup vanpayar / red beans1 cup kumbalanga/ ashgourd, cubed1/4 cup + 2 tbsp grated coconut1/4 tsp turmeric powder3 garlic cloves1 green chilli1/2 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp cumin seedssalt to taste1 tsp mustard seeds3 shallots, sliced3 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leaves1 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Soak vanpayar in water for 1 hour and […]

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Kumbalanga – Vellapayar Curry / Ash Gourd – Black Eyed Beans Curry

Ingredients: 1 cup vellapayar / black eyed beans2 cups ash gourd / kumbalanga, peeled and cubed1 1/2-2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 garlic cloves, crushed2 green chillies, slit1 onion, sliced1 tomato, chopped1 cup grated coconut1 tsp fennel seeds3-4 shallots1 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp […]

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Kumbalanga – Muringakka Parippu Curry / Ash Gourd – Drumstick Dal Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 kg kumbalanga / ash gourd2 big drumsticks / muringakka100 gm toor dal2 green chillies, slit1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp chilli powdergooseberry sized tamarind1/4 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds2 dry red chillies2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Peel and chop ash gourd into cubes. […]

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Chana Dal / Kadalaparippu Kootu Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 cup chana dal / kadalaparippu250 gm ashgourd / kumbalanga150 gm pumpkin / mathanga1 carrot250 gm yam / chena1 1/2 cup grated coconut, for grinding3/4 tsp cumin seeds1 cup grated coconut1 tsp turmeric powder2 tsp chilli powder, heaped1/2 cup jaggery, gratedsalt to taste1/2 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leaves3-4 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Soak […]

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Kumbalanga/ Ash Gourd Curry

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cup kumbalanga/ ash gourd, cubed 1 cup grated coconut 1/4 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 4 green chillies 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 2 dry red chillies 1 sprig curry leaves 3 shallots, sliced salt to taste 1 tbsp oil Preparation: Peel and chop kumbalanga into small cubes. Grind grated coconut […]