Monday, October 5, 2009

Vendakkai/Maththan (Pumpkin) pachadi

Vendakkai/Maththan (Bindi/Yellow Pumpkin) pachadi

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Vendakkai (Bindi) or Maththan (Yellow pumpkin)
Tamarind pulp - 3/4 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Jaggery - 1/2 tsp

For grinding:
Coconut - 1/2 cup shredded
Green chillies - 3
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp

For tempering:
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - a few

Cut the vegetable into half inch thin pieces and boil in tamarind pulp mixed with water. Add salt and turmeric powder to it. Once it is cooked, keep it aside. Grind the coconut, chillies and mustard seeds to a fine paste and mix it with the cooked vegetable. Stir well and check the consistency. Let it boil. Add the jaggery and stir. Temper with mustard seeds and curry leaves.

This pachadi is a side dish and can be enjoyed along with all types of molagootal.

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