Mathanga Erissery(Pumpkin in coconut gravy)

Mathanga Erissery(Pumpkin in coconut gravy)

1.Pumpkin(mathanga)-2cups(Cut in to cubes)

   Turmeric powder-1/2tsp

   Chilly powder-1/2tsp

   Salt

2.Vanpayar(red gram)-1/4cup soaked over night(optional)

3.Coconut-1/2cup

   Cumin seeds-1tsp

   Garlic-2

4.Coconut oil-2tsp

   Mustard seeds-1/2tsp

   Cumin seeds-1/2tsp

   Dry red chilly-2

   Chopped shallots-1tsp

   Coconut-1/3cup

   Curry leaves.

Cook red gram(vanpayar) in a pressure cooker along with turmeric powder,chilly powder ,salt and 1cup water.

Add cubed pumpkin  to the cooked red gram.(Add water if needed).Cook it again in a pressure cooker for 1 whistle.

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