Tag: Pumpkin

Cakes, Cakes & Bakes

Pumpkin Cake

Ingredients: 2 cup ripe pumpkin, peeled and cubed1 1/2 cup milk1 1/2 cup plain flour1 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp salt3 large eggs1/2 cup oil1 1/2 cup sugar, powdered1/2-1 tsp vanilla essence1/4 tsp baking soda2 tsp vinegar Preparation: Peel and cut pumpkin into cubes and cook it adding milk till done. Keep it aside to cool. […]

Kerala Dishes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Veg - Gravy Side Dish, Vegetarian

Easy Breakfast Sambar

Ingredients: 1/2 cup toor dal 2 medium onions, cubed1 big potato, cut into cubes1 big carrot, cut into cubes2 medium tomatoes, chopped1 big piece pumpkin, cut into cubes2 big green chilliessmall lemon sized tamarind1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 tsp heaped kashmiri chilli powder2 1/2 heaped tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp asafoetida1/4 tsp fenugreek powder1 tbsp jaggery, grated1/2 […]

Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Pumpkin Leaves / Mathan Ela Thoran

Ingredients: small bunch mathan ela / pumpkin leaves ( 2 cups), chopped1/2 cup grated coconut3-4 green chillies5 shallots1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/4 tsp cumin seeds1 garlic clove1 dry red chilli1/2 tsp mustard seeds1 tsp ghee1 tbsp oilsalt to taste Preparation: Wash the pumpkin leaves and drain the water completely. Then finely chop it and keep aside. […]

Bread / Loaf / Buns/ Rolls, Cakes & Bakes

Pumpkin Bread

Ingredients: 650 gm pumpkin ( 1 cup pumpkin puree )2 cups self raising flour1/2 tsp baking soda1 tsp ground cinnamon1 tsp mixed spice powder2 eggs100 gm butter, softened1 1/2 cup brown sugar Preparation: Preheat the oven to 180 degree celcius. Grease a loaf pan with butter or spray with baking spray ( or line with baking […]

Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

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 […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Pancakes

Pumpkin Pancakes

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup plain flour2 tbsp sugar2 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp salt1/2 tsp cinnamon powder1/2 tsp mixed spice powder1 cup milk6 tbsp pumpkin puree2 tbsp melted butter1 egg Preparation: In a bowl, add plain flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon powder and mixed spice powder and whisk well. In another bowl, add milk, pumpkin […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Sadhya Recipes

Pumpkin / Mathanga Kalan

Ingredients: 1 cup pumpkin / mathanga 3/4 cup grated coconut 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 2 green chillies 1/4-1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/4 tsp black pepper powder 1/4 tsp chilli powder 1 cup yoghurt 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 2 dry red chillies curry leaves salt to taste oil Preparation: Peel and chop […]

Drinks, Food

Pumpkin Shake

Ingredients: 250 gm pumpkin 5-6 tbsp sugar ( add to your taste) 2 cups of chilled milk a pinch of cinnamon powder 3 tbsp condensed milk 1/2 tsp vanilla essence (optional) chopped nuts for garnishing Preparation: Peel and chop pumpkin into small pieces and cook it covered ( or pressure cook) adding sugar and enough […]