Tag: Pumpkin

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Salads/ Condiments

Pumpkin Chutney

Ingredients: 1 cup pumpkin, chopped1/4 cup grated coconut1 tbsp urad dal3-4 dry red chilliessmall piece tamarindsalt to taste1/2 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leavesa pinch of asafoetida1 tbsp oil Preparation: Peel the pumpkin and cut them into small pieces and keep it aside. Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan and add urad dal and […]

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

Pumpkin – Sprouted Green Gram Thoran/ Mathanga – Mulappicha Cherupayar Thoran

Ingredients: 1 cup pumpkin / mathanga, peeled and chopped into small pieces1 cup sprouted green gram / mulappicha cherupayar1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 cup grated coconut2 green chillies2 shallots1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Crush together grated coconut, green chillies, shallots and cumin seeds and keep it aside. […]

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

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 […]

Cakes & Bakes, Muffins/ Cupcakes

Pumpkin Muffins

Ingredients: 1 2/3 cup plain flour1 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp baking powder1 tsp ground cinnamon1/2-3/4 tsp mixed spice powder1/4 tsp salt2 eggs3/4 cup sugar1/2 cup brown sugar1/2 cup oil1 1/4 cup pumpkin puree1/2 cup milk Preparation: Preheat the oven to 180 degree celcius. Line a 12 hole cupcake tin with paper cases. In a large […]


Pumpkin Soup

Ingredients: 2 cups pumpkin, peeled and sliced2 garlic cloves1 onion, thinly sliced1/2- 3/4 tsp crushed peppersalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp oil / butter1 tbsp fresh cream Preparation: Heat oil in a pan and add thinly sliced onion and saute well. Add garlic cloves to this and saute well. Add sliced pumpkin, crushed pepper and salt […]

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 […]