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Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Poriyal (Stir Fry) Recipe

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May 16, 2024

Main Course, Recipes, Vegetarian
Indian, Main Course, Vegetarian

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Simple ingredients but high on flavor. The sweet and spicy Pumpkin Poriyal or Parangikai Poriyal is a traditional stir fry recipe from Southern India that is ready in minutes.

2 cups diced pumpkin (approx. 300 gms)2 tbsp oil1 tsp mustard seeds (sarson)1 tsp chana dal (split chickpea)1 tsp urad dal (split black gram)2-3 whole red chillies1 sprig curry leaves1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)1/4 cup chopped onions1-2 chopped green chillies1 tsp salt or to taste1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)1 tsp sugar2 tbsp grated coconut

To begin, dice the pumpkin into bite-sized pieces and keep aside.Heat oil in a pan. Add in mustard seeds (sarson), chana dal (split chickpea), and urad dal (split black gram).Add whole red chillies broken into two, curry leaves, and asafoetida (hing). Saute until the dals begin to colorize.Add in the chopped onions and green chillies. Saute until the onions are translucent.Now add in the diced pumpkin with the salt and turmeric powder. Mix well.Add a bit of water, cover with a lid, and cook until the pumpkin is done and the liquid dries up.Finally, add the sugar and the grated coconut. Mix well.The Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Poriyal is ready to serve. Garnish with grated coconut. Serve hot with rice.

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