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How to make More Kulambu or White Pumpkin Butter Milk Curry South Indian Tamilnadu Style Recipe

Updated on June 29, 2015
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Dear Readers,

This hub teaches you how to make More Kulambu or White Pumpkin Butter Milk Curry South Indian Tamilnadu Style Recipe. This recipe is one of my favourite recipe.

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More Kulambu or White Pumpkin Butter Milk Curry

More Kulambu or White Pumpkin Butter Milk Curry
More Kulambu or White Pumpkin Butter Milk Curry

More Kulambu or White Pumpkin Butter Milk Curry South Indian Style Recipe

3.7 stars from 3 ratings of More Kulambu or White Pumpkin Butter Milk Curry

Cook Time

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 35 min
Ready in: 55 min
Yields: Serves four people

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Poosanikai / Ash gourd / White Pumpkin, (chopped into big cubes)
  • 1 cup Butter Milk
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • Salt
  • 2 teaspoon Bengal gram / kadalai paruppu, (for Grinding)
  • 3 tablespoon Coconut grated, (for Grinding)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds, (for Grinding)
  • 2 Red chillies, (for Grinding)
  • 2 teaspoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard seeds, (for Seasoning)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Split black gram, (for Seasoning)
  • 2 Dry red chillies, (for Seasoning)
  • 4 or 5 Fresh curry leaves, (for Seasoning)
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida, (for Seasoning)

Instructions

  1. Wash and soak bengal gram for an hour.
  2. In a pan pour 2 teaspoon of oil. When the oil is hot, put all the given ingredients that are meant for grinding (including the drained bengal gram inside the oil for frying).
  3. When the coconut has become light golden brown. Place the pan aside to cool.
  4. Grind the fried ingredients to a fine paste.
  5. Take a separate vessel and place it on a medium flame. Put the white pumpkin pieces inside and pour little water, ¼ teaspoon of turmeric powder in it and allow them to boil.
  6. When the pumpkin is cooked drain the water and place the boiled pumpkin in a separate bowl.
  7. Take the drained water in a separate bowl and pour butter milk, salt in it and mix well.
  8. Place a separate cooking pan on the flame and pour 1 table spoon of oil inside and allow the oil to heat.
  9. When the oil is hot put all the ingredients given in the list for seasoning.
  10. Saute the ingredients for 1-2 minutes.
  11. Then pour the ground paste inside the pan and stir well.
  12. After a minute or so. Pour the butter milk inside the pan and mix well.
  13. Confirm whether the salt is sufficient. If the salt is less add extra salt and mix well.
  14. Finally add the boiled pumpkin inside and allow the curry to cook for 3-5 minutes.
  15. When bubbles start appearing, switch off of the stove. Simple and yummy More kulambu or White pumpkin Butter milk curry side dish is ready now. Serve it with white rice.
  16. Note: Water should be added just 1 cup, if 1 cup of butter milk is used for 1 cup of chopped pumpkin. If you have only curd or yogurt instead of butter milk, mix them well to the pumpkin drained water.
Chopped white pumpkin cubes
Chopped white pumpkin cubes
In a vessel pumpkin and turmeric powder is added. Mix well and allow to cook.
In a vessel pumpkin and turmeric powder is added. Mix well and allow to cook.
Pumpkins are boiling in water.
Pumpkins are boiling in water.
Drained water is mixed with butter milk and salt.
Drained water is mixed with butter milk and salt.
Ingredients meant for griding, are added inside the pan for frying
Ingredients meant for griding, are added inside the pan for frying
Coconut have become golden brown
Coconut have become golden brown
Ground paste.
Ground paste.
Seasoning ingredients are added inside the pan for frying
Seasoning ingredients are added inside the pan for frying
Ground paste is added inside the pan
Ground paste is added inside the pan
Pumpkin and butter milk water is poured inside
Pumpkin and butter milk water is poured inside
More Kulambu or White pumpkin butter milk curry is ready to serve
More Kulambu or White pumpkin butter milk curry is ready to serve

© 2013 Ravi and Swastha

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      Ravi and Swastha 3 years ago from London, Canada

      Thanks alicia,

      It is an easy and tasty recipe.

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      Linda Crampton 3 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      This is an interesting recipe. It sounds very tasty!