Monday, June 7, 2010

PUMPKIN CURRY AND SPECIAL CARDS

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This is one of my favorite vegetables. It has slightly sweet coupled with spicy and tangy taste. Since the skin is very tough, I just scrap it lightly without removing the peel. You have to take care not to boil the pumpkin for a long time since it turns soft quite fast. Absolutely delicious, great to serve with rice, capati or naan.

INGREDIENTS

3 cups pumpkin cubed
2 onions chopped
3 cloves garlic minced
2 teaspoons tamarind paste
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon fenugreek seed
1/2 teaspoon cumin seed
2 tablespoons oil
salt to taste
curry leaf
water

METHOD

* Add half cup water to the tamarind paste and strain the juice.

* Heat the oil, splutter fenugreek, curry leaves and cumin, add onion, fry until golden brown then add garlic, cook until fragrant. Add pumpkin, salt, chili powder, stir for 2 minutes, add tamarind juice, cover pot.

* Once pumpkin turns soft, remove from heat.

* Serve with rice, chapati or naan.

CARD

My blogger friend, Lendanuar has sent this beautiful card, thanks for sharing it with me.

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Received this beautiful card from Love2Cook to mark her 1st blogiversary, wishing her more and more anniversaries in future.

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26 comments:

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

What a great looking curry dear !!!

Suja Sugathan said...

Sounds great..delicious pumpkin curry..looks fantastic..tangy and spicy gravy.

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

pumpkin curry too gud...yummy!!!

divya said...

Sounds so yummy dear.

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

curry looks delcious......yum yum yum,,,,

sharada said...

thanks for dropping by...i must say u have a wonderful blog with mouthwatering recipes and whole lot of baked goodies.
Do visit again.

Sushma Mallya said...

wow what a beautiful gravy, looks very yum

Aruna Manikandan said...

Gravy looks spicy and delicious :-)

Padhu said...

Curry looks yummy!!

jeyashrisuresh said...

never tried any gravy with pumpkin.so yummy

Krishnaveni said...

delicious curry...lovely cards....looks great

Priti said...

Curry looks nice...I got a different version in my blog..nice card

Priya said...

Delicious curry..looks yum!

Life is beautiful!!! said...

The dish looks and sounds delicious :)

Sridevi said...

Very nice dish with sweet , sour and hot.........

Chaitra said...

delicious curry makes a deluctable combo with rice,,
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Nitha said...

I love pumpkin in any form.. Your curry looks yummy.. .

Suman Singh said...

delicious looking pumpkin curry..yum!

FoodLovers said...

looks delicious dear

San said...

Yummylicious pumpkin curry ,never tried this curry .It obviously is a keeper to trick our taste buds.

Hema said...

Love to know one more dish from pumpkin. Spicy and tangy looks great combo.

♥LOVE2COOK♥ said...

I love pumpkins dear! Pass me some pls...I'm drooling over ur curry! :D~~~

Thanks for accepting the card ya!

Sarah Naveen said...

Yummy yumm pumpkin curry...lovely cards...

TREAT AND TRICK said...

Hi everyone,

Thanks for your sweet and encouraging comments, hope to see all of you again...

Torviewtoronto said...

Tasty curry, my favourite vegetable as well :)

Lisa said...

Mmm, curry and pumpkin, two of my favorite things.

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