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Pumpkin mixture is dipped in a batter and deep fried in hot oil
Published On: 06 Apr 2011
malayalam: Sharkkara / Vellam
telugu: Bellam / Bellamu
hindi: Gura / Gur
Gujarati: Gol / Gur
for more details, click the name of the ingredient
malayalam: Nalikeram / Thenga
telugu: Kobbari Kaaya
Gujarati: Naliyer / Nariyal
Punjabi: Gola / Nariyal
English: All Purpose Flour
tamil: Maida Maavu
malayalam: Maida Mavu
telugu: Maida Pindi
kannada: Maida Hittu
tamil: Arisimaavu / Arisipodi
hindi: Chawal Ka Aatta
Marathi: Tandool Cha Pith
malayalam: Elakkaya / Elakka
telugu: Yalakulu / Elaichi / Yaalakkaya / Yealak-Kayulu
kannada: Yalakki / Yelachi
hindi: Choti Elaichi
Bengali: Elach / Garate
Gujarati: Elcho / Elaychi
Konkani: Kalo Elu / Yelo
Marathi: Eachi / Masala Welchi / Veldoda / Velchi
Oriya: Aleicha / Gujuratie / Alaichi
Kashmiri: Aa / Lbuduaa
Urudu: Ilaychi / Elaisi
tamil: Mundhiri Paruppu / Andiparippu
malayalam: Andiparippu / Kashuvandiparippu / Parangi Andi
kannada: Godambi / Geru Beeja
Bengali: Hijli Badam
Konkani: Cajjubi / Caaju / Moyi / Kazu
Oriya: Kaju / Lanka Ambumanji / Kajubadam
Bengali: Laban / Noone
For preparing pumpkin delights, heat water in a pot. Put in the pumpkin. Boil till it becomes soft and cooked.
Drain the water and cool.
Grind the pumpkin in a mixer grinder.
Take a bowl, add grated coconut, jaggery, cashew nuts and ground pumpkin. Mix well.
Take another bowl and add food coloring, cardamom powder, maida, wheat flour, salt and rice flour. Mix well with a little water to make a thick batter avoiding lumps
Make balls out of the pumpkin mixture.
Heat oil in a pan and dip the pumpkin balls in the thick batter and deep fry it.
Fry till they become golden brown in colour.
Pumpkin delights are ready to be served.
Note:-A very sweet and healthy treat for all ages.
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Nizana Shammas is a hosewife who has lots of interest n cooking. She is an expert in providing various traditional recipes.
Renukadevi Kumanan is a well versed person in providing varities of South Indian recipes and also some modern recipes. She used to try varities of recipes from different cuisines.
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