Pumpkin Erissery Recipe-Mathanga Erissery(Kerala style)
Prep Time : 10 mins
Recipe Category: Side dish-curry
Recipe Cuisine: Kerala Recipes
Yellow pumpkin (Mathanga )- 2 cups chopped
Black eyed beans /Cow Peas – 1/3 cup
Turmeric powder – a generous pinch
Chilli powder – 1 tsp
Salt as required
Grated coconut – 1/3 cup
Jeera /Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Green chilli – 2
For the seasoning
Oil – 3 tsp ( Coconut oil for authentic Kerala taste or any other oil)
Mustard seeds -1 tsp
Red chilli -1
Curry leaves – few
Grated coconut -1/4 cup (to be fried and garnished)
Soak cow peas overnight or for 6-7 hours. Pressure cook with a little salt and keep it aside.(normally small red colored black-eyed bean is used but I have used the white ones)
Cook pumpkin with turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt. (use less water)
Now add the pressure cooked cow peas to the pumpkin. Mash everything slightly.
Add the ground coconut paste and boil for a few minutes. Check of salt.
Heat 2 tsp of oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add red chilli and curry leaves. Add this seasoning to the erissery.
This curry can be prepared dry or semi solid consistency.
Mathanga means yellow pumpkin in Malayalam, in tamil it is called Parangikai.
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Simple, healthy & delicious errissery!!
Yum …liked your recipe, I recently started eating pumpkin 🙂
Wow! I too was going to make this yummy Erissery tomorrow. Loved your version. Very well explained.
wow…Wonderful recipe…Thanks for sharing…
I was looking for a pumpkin recipe so thanks for sharing this lovely dish.
This looks awesome..comfort food..my favorite
Yummy n delicious recipe…nicely explained…i will try soon
This is one of my fav too..
very unique flavours and I want to try this too.
Nicely explained recipe…love this recipe..
yummy and dllicious…
Lovely post and nice website. I did try erisseri for the first time yesterday and it came out pretty well. Thanks!
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My favourite dish , yummy..