Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Kumbalanga(Ashgourd) Pulisseri

Kumbalanga/Ash gourd - 250g chopped into small cubes
Green chillies-1 or 2(depending on the chillyness)
Tomato-1 small
Small onions-1
Turmeric Powder- 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste

Grind to a smooth paste
Grated coconut - 1/2 of one coconut(medium)
Jeera/Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
Thick curds - 1/2 cup

For seasoning
Coconut oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Dry chillies-3
Curry leaves - 1 sprig

*Cook ash gourd in 1/4 cup of water with turmeric,green chillies,tomato,onion.
*When it is cooked,add salt to taste.
*Add the coconut paste at this stage.
*Simmer for 3 minutes till everything gets mixed.
*Switch off the flame.
*Prepare seasoning in a pan and add all the ingredients one by one.
*Add it to the pulisheri.
*Serve hot with rice!!


Rekha shoban said...

pulisseri looks perfect and nice presentation dear!

Neetz said...

adipoli!! would love ot have with rice now :)..
congrats on the job..evideya RAK tane aano? as what u working and which company?

Cool Lassi(e) said...

That looks like an excellent side dish dear.

For your question on Thyme, its a herb just like cilantro, mint and others.Thyme is good for flavoring lamb and potatoes. Hope this helps.

Tina said...

My fav pulisseri..Perfect with choru..

Gita said...

Yummy and creamy gravy dear :)

Vrinda said...

Adipoli,my fav tooooo

Nithu Bala said...

Delicious Dear..

kothiyavunu said...

Delicious pulisseri!!

Rachana Kothari said...

A yummy side dish... looks fantastic!