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Erissery


Ingredients:

1. Pumpkin : 1 kg
2. Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
3. Chilli powder - 1/4 teaspoon
4. Black pepper - 1/2 teaspoon
5. Coconut(grated) - 1/2
6. Cumin seeds - 1/4 teaspoon
7, Coconut Oil - 1 tablespoon
8. Mustard seeds(sarason) - 1/2 teaspoon
9. Curry leaves - 2 strands
10. Split horse bean(Urad dal)- 1 teaspoon
11. Salt to taste


Method of preparation:

Clean and cut the pumpkin into 1" square pieces. Cook on medium fire with a little water, turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt till tender. Mix well with a spoon. Make a fine paste of 1/2 of the coconut and cumin seeds. Coarse grind the peppercorns. Add to the cooked vegetable and bring to a boil. Remove from fire.Heat oil in a frying pan. Add mustard seeds and curry leaves. When the mustard seeds crackle add the split horse bean. When the bean slightly changes colour, add the remaining grated coconut and fry till golden brown. Add this seasoning to the dish, mix well and serve.

Note: The constitency of the dish should be thick.

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