Mathanga Payasam-Pumpkin Kheer

Pumpkin kheer is a very popular traditional dessert.Thos is an ideal sweet dish to make on some special occasions and festivals.Traditionally pumpkin is cooked with cow peas,jaggery,grated coconut and flavoured with cardamom powder and fennel seed powder.

Mathanga Payasam-Pumpkin Kheer

Mathanga Payasam-Pumpkin Kheer

Pumpkin kheer is a very popular traditional dessert.Thos is an ideal sweet dish to make on some special occasions and festivals.Traditionally pumpkin is cooked with cow peas,jaggery,grated coconut and flavoured with cardamom powder and fennel seed powder.

Category : Desserts, Payasam

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By Adeela Shamnas

Published On: 13 Jan 2017

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30 Minutes
Served : 6
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Step 1 Mathanga Payasam-Pumpkin Kheer Recipe

Step 1

Peel off the skin of pumpkin,remove the seeds and cut into small cubes.

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Step 2 Mathanga Payasam-Pumpkin Kheer Recipe

Step 2

Cook cow peas in 4 cup water with a pinch of salt for 3 whistles.

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Step 3 Mathanga Payasam-Pumpkin Kheer Recipe

Step 3

Add pumpkin cubes and pressure cook again for 2 whistles.

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Step 4 Mathanga Payasam-Pumpkin Kheer Recipe

Step 4

Grind ragi with little water to make a fine paste and add into the payasam.

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Step 5 Mathanga Payasam-Pumpkin Kheer Recipe

Step 5

Add powdered jaggery and let i boil.

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Step 6 Mathanga Payasam-Pumpkin Kheer Recipe

Step 6

Add grated coconut.

Step 7

Combine well and cook again for 2-3 minutes.

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