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White pumpkin raita | Poosanikai thayir pachadi | Ash gourd raita recipe

White pumpkin raita | Poosanikai thayir pachadi | Ash gourd raita with detailed step by step instructions with pictures and video recipe below. 

White pumpkin raita recipe

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What is White pumpkin raita

White pumpkin raita/ ash gourd raita is an easy vegetable stir fry recipe prepared using ash gourd. Ash gourd is also called white pumpkin, vellai poosani, kumbalanga, saphed kaddoo, wax gourd, and winter melon. Ash gourd is a low-calorie, high-fiber vegetable. This vegetable contains more water content. It is best for weight loss. This Ash gourd raita / kumbalanga raita/ vellai poosanikai raita is the healthy side dish for rice. It is a quick ash gourd recipe prepared with less ingredients. It goes well with rice and pickle. You can also check other curry recipes like

White pumpkin raita recipe

For this ash gourd raita, first, peel off the skin and cut the ash gourd into cubes. Cook Ash gourd well and allow to cool. Add green chilly, curd, coriander leaves, and salt mix it well and finally add a flavourful tempering using mustard seeds and curry leaves. Add curd according to the sourness and thickness of the curd. Don’t overcook ash gourd. If overcooked it becomes mushy. This ash gourd raita is a quick and instant side dish for rice. You can also check other rice side dish recipes like

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White pumpkin raita recipe

White pumpkin raita | Poosanikai thayir pachadi | Ash gourd raita

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White pumpkin raita/ ash gourd raita is an easy vegetable stir fry recipe prepared using ash gourd. Ash gourd is also called white pumpkin, vellai poosani, kumbalanga, saphed kaddoo, wax gourd, and winter melon. This vellai poosanikai raita is the healthy side dish for rice.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Curry, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 139 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup White pumpkin (chopped)
  • Salt (as needed)
  • Water (as needed)
  • 1 cup Curd
  • 2 Green chilly (chopped)
  • Coriander leaves (few chopped)

For tempering

  • 1 tsp Oil
  • ¼ tsp Mustard seeds
  • Curry leaves (few)

Instructions

  • In a pan, add chopped white pumpkin, salt and water and cook until it cooks well.
  • Allow it to cool completely.
  • Once cooled well, add chopped green chilly, coriander leaves, salt and curd mix well.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add mustard seeds and curry leaves and saute well.
  • Add this tempering into white pumpkin raita.
  • White pumpkin / kumbalanga raita is ready to serve.

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White pumpkin raita | Poosanikai thayir pachadi | Ash gourd raita recipe with step by step pictures:

1.In a pan, add chopped white pumpkin, salt and water and cook until it cooks well.

White pumpkin raita recipe
White pumpkin raita recipe
White pumpkin raita recipe
White pumpkin raita recipe
White pumpkin raita recipe

2.Allow it to cool completely.

White pumpkin raita recipe

3.Once cooled well, add chopped green chilly, coriander leaves, salt and curd mix well.

White pumpkin raita recipe
White pumpkin raita recipe
White pumpkin raita recipe
White pumpkin raita recipe
White pumpkin raita recipe

4.Heat oil in a pan.

White pumpkin raita recipe

5.Add mustard seeds and curry leaves and saute well.

White pumpkin raita recipe
White pumpkin raita recipe
White pumpkin raita recipe

6.Add this tempering into white pumpkin raita.

White pumpkin raita recipe

7.White pumpkin / kumbalanga raita is ready to serve.

White pumpkin raita recipe

Keywords to understand

Ingredients Other Words

White pumpkinVellai poosani, kumbalanga, saphed kaddoo, Ash gourd
Saltuppu, namak
Oil enney, tel
Mustard seedskatuku, sarason ke beej
Curry leaveskariveppilai, karee patte
Coriander leaveskottumalli talai, dhanie ke patte
Curdtayir, dahee
Green chillyPaccai milakay, haree mirch

Note

1.Add curd according to the thickness and sourness of curd.
2.If you want more spicy, you can add more green chilly.
3.Add curd only after the cooked pumpkin is cooled completely.

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