Sunday, April 3, 2011

Pumpkin Chutney-How to make Pumpkin Chutney

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.

Pumpkin chutney
Pumpkin Chutney/Pumpkin Thuvaiyal

Ingredients needed

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

Method

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.

Another delicious Pumpkin recipe (Indian style)

Pumpkin Curry

More Thuvaiyal recipes

Pudina Thuvaiyal-Mint thuvaiyal

Ridge gourd skin thuvaiyal

Coconut thuvaiyal

Meet you all again with another interesting recipe, till then it is bye from Padhu of Padhuskitchen.com


36 comments:

  1. Pumpkin chutney looks delicious and tasty too.Great post.

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  2. Chutney with pumpkin looks soo delicious and tempting..

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  3. The chutney looks very yummy and tasty! Slurp!

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  4. Thatz a very new recipe to me:-) Looks very inviting..Bookmarked!!

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  5. Pumpkin chutney awesome never tried this. sld try it once.

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  6. Never had pumpkin chutney..sounds so tempting.

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  7. Oh wat a innovative recipe! looks great :)

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  8. pumpkin chutney is new to me !! looks so inviting and delicious !!

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  9. I never knew we can do chutney out of pumpkin

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  10. Yummy pumpkin chutney..looks awesome.

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  11. Never tried making this chutney. Sounds interesting will try it soon.

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  12. Never trieda pumpkin chutney.. this is good.. My mom makes chutney with the fleshy stingy part of the pumpkin...

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  13. Never had chutney with Pumpkin,sounds and looks so tempting.

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  14. Never heard of pumpkin chuney before..Looks delicious! Simple recipe..

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  15. Me too...Never tried this chutney...Sure do try this...Thanks for sharing...

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  16. Pumpkin chutney looks delicious. Amma used to make it.

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  17. New to me but wWould be a yum combination with dosas...

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  18. sounds new to me...
    looks healthy and delicious dear :)

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  19. Wow Padhu, pumpkin chutney!!! never tried this before.

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  20. Never tried this ...but looks delicious!

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  21. love this thogayal - I make this kind with zucchini, chow-chow and bell peppers - So I know how delicious you thogayal must taste :) Now you've given me a new veggie to try - Thanks dear!

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  22. Padhu this is uncooked chutney right? Can I make this with cooked pumpkin?

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  23. Dear Madhu
    I have mentioned in the first step itself that you have to saute and cook pumpkin till soft.So it is not uncooked chutney

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  24. Sounds new to me but looks so yummy..thanks for sharing!

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  25. Chutney with pumpkin sounds yummy, shall try this soon, padhu..

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  26. i should try this out during pumpkin season

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  27. Never tried this ...but looks delicious.

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  28. woww.. never thought of such a chutney.. a very good way to make use of pumpkin Padhu :)

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  30. thanks for the recipe. tried it. simple,easy to cook and good in taste for roti

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  31. Hi Padhu... Im enjoying each and every recipe of urs... Everything has something different in it and that tastes soo yummy ... I have tried many of ur recipes .. And this pumpkin chutney recipe is one of the best recipes .. I tried it today and could not resist from commenting .. Thank you so much .. Keep posting new recipes ...

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  32. Wow! Tried it. It was awesome.Thanks for such an innovative recipe.

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