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Mathanga Erissery is an integral dish in all Sadhya meals, especially during Onam festive occasions. Yellow Pumpkin Erissery is delicious and very nutritious, a combo of Black eyed peas and pumpkin. This dish is unique and special with pressure cooked Black eyed peas blended with pumpkin cubes and spicy ingredients. Black eyed peas or van payar is protein rich, very useful for body. This erissery recipe is pretty straightforward and simple. Both the cowpeas and pumpkin are cooked and then coconut paste is added to them and simmered. Later to be tempered in coconut oil with some mustard, curry leaves and coconut. Coconut oil gives you the true authentic taste, but if you don’t have it, then use any vegetable oil instead. Pumpkin is nutritious, rich in vital ingredients required for body. It tastes best with steamed rice. You can also serve it along with Sambar and rice. You can explore a well detailed Yellow Pumpkin Erissery here that can be easily prepared at home.