Yellow Pumpkin Erissery

Pumpkin(Mathanga) erissery

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Yellow Pumpkin Erissery

Pumpkin(Mathanga) erissery

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By rashmi nambiar

Published On: 30 Sep 2005

Rating: 4
29 Votes, 3 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

Soak black-eyed beans in water for 2 hrs or in hot water for around an hr.

Step 2

Pressure cook them upto 2 whistles.

Step 3

After opening the lid, add pumpkin cubes, along with salt, turmeric powder and chilly powder.

Step 4

Cook again upto a whistle or less.

Step 5

Grind together coconut, cumin seeds and garlic.

Step 6

Add it to the above cooked pumpkin.

Step 7

Simmer for a few mins.

Step 8

:- Mix with care so that the pumpkin pieces are not totally mashed.

Step 9

Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.

Step 10

Splutter mustard seeds followed by dry red chillies, curry leaves.

Step 11

Add grated coconut and fry, till it turns brown.

Step 12

Add the above seasoning into the curry and mix well.

Step 13

Simmer for a min.

Step 14

:- Serve with rice.

Step 15

:- Erissery can also be made with Yam(Chena) and Black kadala in exactly the same way.


I prepared it exactly the way you mentioned and it came out yummy. My husband liked it a lot.It was really delicious..thanks

nonuNot superb. Who told u?


I tried this recipie at home , and it was liked by everybody. Looking forward to such type of recipies in future also


It was a really good recipe...thanks

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