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Yellow pumpkin  - 1 cup
(cut into small pieces)
Fresh thick curd- 3/4 cup
Salt to taste

Grind together:
Grated fresh coconut - 2 tbsp
Green chillies -2 -3
Mustard seeds -1/4 tsp
Ginger - 1/2 " piece

For Seasoning:
Oil - 1 tsp
Red chilli - 1
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp


  • Heat water in a vessel, when it starts boiling add pumpkin pieces and boil once.
  • Remove and strain water completely.
  • Grind the ingredients to make paste and mix with pumpkins and salt.
  • Heat oil, add red chilli and mustard; allow it to crackle.
  • Pour this over pumpkin pieces.
  • Just before serving mix with fresh thick curds.
Other Variations:

Okra: Cut into small pieces.Fry in oil till raw flavour is lost.Cool it down.

Snake Gourd: Grate and use.

Carrot:Peel and grate.

Banana Stem: Cut finely and boil for one minute.

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