Have you ever tried Chutney with pumpkin? If your answer is no, then I would strongly recommend you to try this chutney. It tastes awesome. It can be had with pain hot rice topped with ghee or as a side dish for chapati or parathas. While buying pumpkin for preparing this chutney, choose pumpkin which is light yellow in color as shown in the picture.Try this easy and delicious chutney and enjoy the health benefits of pumpkin, which is low in calories and full of beta-carotene.
Chopped pumpkin (parangikai) - 2 cups (peel the skin and chop it)
Mustard -1 tsp
Urad dal - 2 tbsp
Red chillies - 2-3
Hing - a pinch
Whole black pepper -3-4
Tamarind - small piece
Curry leaves - little
Heat a tbsp of oil and saute pumpkin till soft. Keep aside.
Heat 2 tsp of oil in the same pan, add mustard seeds, when they sputter, add hing, urad dal, red chillies, black pepper and curry leaves.
Saute till dal turns golden brown. Grind it along with cooked pumpkin, salt and tamarind.
Serve it with hot rice topped with ghee or with chapati.
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