Pumpkin Thoran Recipe
A quick South Indian stir fry made with pumpkin, this recipe is something you can put together in a jiffy. Flavoured with salt and turmeric powder, chilli powder and coconut it is a makes a perfect side dish to any meal.
Pumpkin Thoran is a very simple vegetable preparation. This sabzi can be prepared for busy weeknight dinners. Made with only basic ingredients and cooks in under 15 minutes.
Here are a few more sabzis that you must try
- 250 grams Kaddu (Parangikai/ Pumpkin) , diced
- 6 Pearl onions (Sambar Onions) , finely chopped
- 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
- 2 sprig Curry leaves
- 1 Green Chilli , slit
- Salt , to taste
- 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
- 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1/2 cup Fresh coconut , grated
How to make Pumpkin Thoran Recipe
To prepare Pumpkin Thoran, heat a pan and add cooking oil. Once the oil is hot, add mustard seeds and let them splutter.
Immediately add curry leaves and stir for a couple of seconds.
Add finely chopped onions and give it a good mix. Add the slit green chilli.
Once the onions turn pink add pumpkin cubes, turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt and stir. Add quarter cup of water.
Cover with a lid and let it cook on low flame for 5-8 mins, stirring in between, as required. Once the pumpkin is cooked add grated coconut.
Give it a quick stir and switch off heat.