Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Kumbalanga Pachadi/Winter Melon(Ash Gourd) Pachadi

Winter Melon        1 cup (Peeled,de seed and diced)
Water                    1/4 cup or less
Salt                        to taste
For Grinding
Coconut grated     1 cup
Water                    1/2 cup
Green chillies        2-3
Ginger                   11/2" piece
Yogurt                   1 cup
For Tempering
Coconut oil        3 tsp
Mustard seeds     1/2 tsp
Dry Red Chillies       1-2
Curry Leaves          a few

 Method of preparing
-Grind together the coconut,chillies and ginger  along with water into a smooth paste.Lastly add yogurt and blend for 2 seconds and keep this aside.
-Cook the melon along with water and salt till soft.Once cooked there should not be any water left.
-Add the coconut-yogurt paste and when it just starts to boil off the flame.
-Heat oil in a small pan,splutter the mustard seeds,add the dry red chillies and the curry leaves.Now pour this into the cooked melon gravy.
-Serve this as a side dish with rice and sambhar

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  3. I am loving all the flavors, the creamy and mostly importantly from yogurt.

  4. Kumbalanga pachadi looks yummm.It is such an ideal combination for spicy curries allee.

  5. very very delicious and tempting pacahadi dear !! :)

  6. Yummy Pachadi

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