Coorg Style Kumbala Curry Recipe (Pumpkin Sabzi)

Mildly spiced pumpkin curry cooked in coconut based ground gravy

Smitha Kalluraya
11 ratings.
Coorg Style Kumbala Curry Recipe (Pumpkin Sabzi)

Coorg Kumbala Curry Recipe (Pumpkin Sabzi) is an authentic dish from Coorg where in diced pumpkins are simmered in a coconut base resulting in a creamy, mildly spicy, tasty curry. The mild flavor of Cumin seeds and garlic enhances the flavor of the curry. Serve Coorg Kumbala Curry Recipe (Pumpkin Sabzi) with Akki Rotti Recipe (Spicy Gluten Free Rice Flour Flat Breads ) and steamed rice.

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Cuisine: Coorg
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

30 M

Makes:

4 Persons

Ingredients

  • 250 gram Pumpkin (Red/Yellow)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • Salt , to taste
  • To grind 
  • 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 3 Green Chillies
  • For the seasoning:
  • 1 tablespoon Cooking oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 8 Curry leaves
  • 2 Dry red chillies , broken

Directions for Coorg Style Kumbala Curry Recipe (Pumpkin Sabzi)

  1. To begin making Coorg Kumbala Curry Recipe (Pumpkin Sabzi), Scoop out the seeds from the pumpkin and dice it into cubes . Retain the skin 

  2. Add turmeric,salt and Place the pumpkin in a pan and pour around 2 cups of water, to immerse pumpkins completely. Cook on a medium heat, covered.

  3. Meanwhile in a grinder, grind the ingredients mentioned to be ground- to a smooth paste. Add a little water to grind along.

  4. Once pumpkin in the pan is almost cooked, add the ground masala and mix. Simmer for another 3 mins. Remove from heat.

  5. Prepare the tempering by heating oil in a small pan. Once the oil is hot, add the mustard seeds on a medium heat.

  6. When they splutter, add the curry leaves, dried red chilies and garlic, stir till garlic is done, and pour the tadka over the pumpkin curry.

  7. Serve Coorg Kumbala Curry Recipe (Pumpkin Sabzi) with Akki Rotti Recipe (Spicy Gluten Free Rice Flour Flat Breads ) and steamed rice.

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Last Modified On Monday, 22 May 2017 11:02

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