Pachha Mathanga (Raw Pumpkin) Koottaan

This is one of the essential dishes with pumpkin. It can be served with boiled rice.

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Pachha Mathanga (Raw Pumpkin) Koottaan

This is one of the essential dishes with pumpkin. It can be served with boiled rice.

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Sobha Kesavan

Published On: 08 Nov 2015

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20 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

  • Pachha Mathanga (Raw Pumpkin) - ½ Kgs.
    Green Chilli - 2 Nos.
    Curry leaves - 5 – 6 Nos.
    Turmeric Powder - 1 tspn.
    Salt - To taste
    Coconut Oil - 2 tspsns.

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Pachha Mathanga (Raw Pumpkin) Koottaan Recipe

Step 1

Cut the Mathanga (Pumpkin) into four pieces. Peel them and cut further into small pieces.

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Step 2 Pachha Mathanga (Raw Pumpkin) Koottaan Recipe

Step 2

Wash the Mathanga pieces and add sliced Green chilli and Turmeric powder into these pieces.

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Step 3 Pachha Mathanga (Raw Pumpkin) Koottaan Recipe

Step 3

Add about one cup of water along with required quantity of Salt, cover the cooking vessel with a lid and cook the mix in medium flame.

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Step 4 Pachha Mathanga (Raw Pumpkin) Koottaan Recipe

Step 4

After about 10 minutes, open the lid of cooking vessel and crush the Mathanga (Pumpkin) pieces with a smasher/big spoon

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Step 5 Pachha Mathanga (Raw Pumpkin) Koottaan Recipe

Step 5

Then add the Curry leaves and Coconut oil and stir the Koottaan well (if required add some hot water also)

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Step 6 Pachha Mathanga (Raw Pumpkin) Koottaan Recipe

Step 6

Mathanga Molosium is ready and it can serve as side dish for Chappathi/Poori/Cooked Rice etc.

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