May 3, 2016

Easy Pumpkin Puli Kuzhambu Recipe - Poosanikai Puli Kulambu Recipe

Its been a while since i posted any kuzhambu recipes. I bought a cute little pumpkin from my veg vendor last week. I made this kulambu and also a quick pumpkin stir fry(will be shared soon). ..I have posted so many kuzhambu recipes in my blog, take a look at those as well.. 

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85 Kuzhambu recipes in my blog.

This is a easy recipe to make, and as usual kulambu taste best with rice. You can have it with idli or dosa as well.

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 35 mins
Serves: 4


Pumpkin - 3 cups peeled and cubed
Oil - 3 tblspn
Mustard seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tsp
Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya podi - a pinch
Curry leaves - 2 sprig
Shallots / Sambar Onion - 10 peeled
Tomato - 1 large chopped
Chilli powder - 1 tblspn
Coriander powder - 2 tblspn
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Rice Flour - 1 tblspn
Water as needed
Tamarind Pulp - 2 tblspn
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1 tsp


Heat oil in a kadai. Add in mustard, urad dal, asafoetida, and curry leaves.

Now add in shallots, tomatoes and saute for 3 mins or so.

Add pumpkin and saute for 4 to 5 mins, till it is well browned.

Add in the spice powders and saute well.

Now add in rice flour and mix it through.

Add in water, tamarind pulp, salt and sugar and mix well. now simmer this whole thing for 10 mins.


peel and cube pumpkin

heat oil in a kadai. Add in mustard seeds and urad dal 

add asafoetida

add in shallots and tomatoes...i added some onions too, 
since i had very little shallots

cook for few mins

add turmeric powder and mix well

add pumpkin

toss well and cook that till it is half cooked

add in chilli and coriander powder

mix well

now sprinkle some rice flour

fry that in the oil

add in water

add tamarind pulp

add salt

add sugar..the sugar balances the whole gravy

mix well and simmer the whole curry for a good 10 to 15 mins

now the curry is done


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