28 YELLOW PUMPKIN PORIYAL (STIR FRY)

Yellow pumpkin Poriyal (Stir Fry)

Pumpkin/ Poosanikai/ Gummidikaaya/ Kumbalakaayi.

A perfect side dish using yellow pumpkin right for this season. Goes well with rice and or roti's.

Yellow pumpkin - 1 lb
Onion - 1 small chopped fine or shallots - 6 -8 roughly chopped
Red chillies - 4 broken
Curry leaves - few
Mustard and urad dhal - very little
Grated coconut - 3 tbsp
Salt as needed
Oil - 1 tbsp


Clean and cut pumpkin into medium cubes. Cook separetly with little water and salt until soft but not mushy.


Heat oil and add mustard seeds, urad dhal and curry leaves. Wait till they pop and add onion and redc hillies. Fry till onions are nice brown. You can also skip the use of onion. Just add chillies and immediately add the cooked pumpkin. Stir well and add salt and grated coconut.


Serve as a side dish with rice and any gravy.

28 comments/Reactions:

Pushpa said...

I make this fry often during festivals,looks so yummy.

Santosh Bangar said...

i ofenly make this veg. but never use coconut looks delicios and appealing

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious love adding coconut to pumpkin

Mrs.Menagasathia said...

love this poriyal very much..

swapna said...

love this pumpkin poriyal...yummy!!

Shivani said...

looking at the photos I can smell the poriyal :), one of my Favorite

chaitrali pathak said...

delicious nad healthy pumpkin

Rekha shoban said...

never tried pumpkin poriyal...interesting and healthy one!

Smitha said...

yummy dish!:)






Dr.Sameena Prathap
said...

Hi,

Healthy and yummy stir fry...:)

Dr.Sameena@

http://www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com

Rajani said...

healthy simple recipe,I make it with green chilli and coconut pounded together, your version looks very invitng,must tyr it this way next time.

Nisha said...

Simple and YUM

Uma said...

looks delicious.

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Looks really tempting! I make another way which I got so bored,have to try this simple way!

Priya said...

Its has been ages i had this stir fry, very tempting..

Prathima Rao said...

A simple n healthy dish with minimum ings n yet flavorful..

Jaisy James said...

never tried poriyal with pumpkin looks different

Jaisy James said...

never tried poriyal with pumpkin looks different

Apu said...

That looks delicious!!

Gulmohar said...

Nice poriyal..also I loved the yellow white contrast in it :-)

munchcrunchandsuch said...

this will go with kara kuzhambu..mmm

Yummy Team said...

Never tried poriyal with pumpkin..Healthy and tasty..

aipi said...

nice combo with coconut..looks delicious!


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Chanchal said...

Poriyal with pumkin sounds intresting..will give a try for sure..

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Lisa said...

That looks delicious. I'd like to try it with the butternut squash that's at the farmers' market right now.

shriannalakshmi said...

Looks very colourful and tempting

FoodLovers said...

looks yum with grated coconut..

Nitha said...

I ve always made curry.. this is new to me.. looks delicious..

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