Pumpkin Chutney

Yields: 4 Servings Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 20 Mins Cook Time: 20 Mins Total Time: 40 Mins

Pumpkin Chutney ( பரங்கிக்காய் சட்னி)After all that Navratri celebration, with yummy foods and fun, let us treat our busily engaged stomach to a simple, colorful and tasty chutney. With the pumpkin season in its peak and we see pumpkin flavor everywhere from the pumpkin latte to the pumpkin spiced hand washes, let us try this Indianised version of pumpkin chutney. This flavorful chutney will be a hit when you pair it up with idli or dosas. Also, take a change from the routine coconut chutney. Over to the recipe now.




0/11 Ingredients
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  • Tempering Ingredients


0/4 Instructions
  • Heat a pan and add 2 tsp of oil to it. When it is ready, roast the urad dal to a golden brown color. In the same oil, add the coriander seeds, followed by red chilies, garlic and fry till they are golden brown.
  • In a mixer jar, add the roasted urad dal, coriander seeds, red chili, garlic, salt, and grind them coarsely.
  • In the same pan add the pumpkin cubes and roast till they begin to get brown roasted marks on them. Allow them to cool. Add the cooked pumpkin, soaked piece of tamarind and grind them to a smooth consistency.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl and temper them with the ingredients given in the to temper column. Serve with hot idlis or dosas. The spiciness as well as the mild sweetness of this pumpkin chutney will make you try them over again.

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