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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Mathan Pachadi | Sweet Yellow Pumpkin | Authentic Kerala Recipe!

Mathan/ Sweet Yellow Pumpkin Pachadi is an authentic Kerala Recipe.

Mathan Sweet Yellow Pumpkin - 250gms
Tamarind water - 1 cup
Fresh grated coconut - 1/2 cup
Mustard - 1/2 tspn
Green chilli - 1 no(as per your taste)
Coconut oil - 1/2 tspn
Mustard - 1/2 tspn
Fenugreek seeds/Venthayam - 1/4 tspn
Dry red chilli - 1 no
Curry leaves - few

Preparation Method
Wash, deseed, remove skin and cut into cubes.
Heat a vessel, add the mathan, tamarind water, turmeric and salt. Let it cook.
Grind grated coconut, green chilli and mustard with little water to fine paste.(Can also add 1/4 tspn rice while grinding)
Once the pumpkin is cooked, add the paste and mix.
You can mash the pumpkin if you want and allow it to boil.
Season it with1/2 tspn coconut oil, mustard and fenugreek seeds/venthayam, 1 dry red chilli and curry leaves.

Mathan /Sweet Yellow Pumpkin Pachadi is ready is serve. This is a sidedish for Kootu rice. Click here for Kootu recipes.


KrithisKitchen on November 9, 2011 at 4:04 AM said...

Love the tangy taste in this pachadi.. yumm.
Krithi's Kitchen
Event: Serve It - Savory Baked

Priya Suresh on November 9, 2011 at 5:09 AM said...

Yumm,super delicious,catchy pachadi..

DV on November 9, 2011 at 6:52 AM said...

Absolute goodness! I love Kerala dishes for the addition of coconut oil :) oh Palakkad and Trivandrum, I miss you! Not just for food!

Rekha shoban on November 9, 2011 at 10:17 AM said...

yummy pachadi!!nice colour!!

Tina on November 9, 2011 at 11:30 AM said...

What a colourful pachadi...

Fairy Garden on November 9, 2011 at 11:35 AM said...

Its really yummy, nice to see.

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. on November 9, 2011 at 12:20 PM said...

Wow!,colourfully delicious pachadi.Fantastic recipe Dear.Luv it

chef and her kitchen on November 9, 2011 at 12:56 PM said...

very delicious pacchadi...looks yumm

Hari Chandana P on November 9, 2011 at 4:12 PM said...

Lovely recipe.. thanks for sharing :)
Indian Cuisine

Prathima Rao on November 9, 2011 at 6:20 PM said...

Lip smacking traditional recipe..Bookmarked!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

Ramya on November 9, 2011 at 8:09 PM said...

I love sweet dishes and pumpkin is among my top fav:-) The dish looks great!

Priya dharshini on November 10, 2011 at 12:08 AM said...

Luks so yum and hot..

Priya on September 16, 2013 at 4:47 PM said...

I tried this recpie and it was yummy.......It looks great and it tastes yummy :)

Thank you for the post:)


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