Pachha Mathanga (Raw Pumpkin) Koottaan

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

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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