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 Recipe
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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. 

Serve Pumpkin Thoran with Cherupayar CurrySteamed Rice and Moru Kachiyathu for a lovely lunch.

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

10 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

25 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 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

  1. To prepare Pumpkin Thoran, heat a pan and add cooking oil. Once the oil is hot, add mustard seeds and let them splutter.

  2. Immediately add curry leaves and stir for a couple of seconds.

  3. Add finely chopped onions and give it a good mix. Add the slit green chilli.

  4. Once the onions turn pink add pumpkin cubes, turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt and stir. Add quarter cup of water. 

  5. 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.

  6. Give it a quick stir and switch off heat.

  7. Serve Pumpkin Thoran with Cherupayar CurrySteamed Rice and Moru Kachiyathu for a lovely lunch.

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Last Modified On Thursday, 10 January 2019 12:34
     
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