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White pumpkin stir fry | Kumbalanga poriyal | Ash gourd stir fry | Vellai poosanikai poriyal recipe

White pumpkin stir fry | Kumbalanga poriyal | Ash gourd stir fry | Vellai poosanikai poriyal with detailed step by step instructions with pictures and video recipe below. 

White pumpkin stir fry recipe

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What is White pumpkin stir fry

White pumpkin stir fry/ ash gourd stir fry 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, 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 stir fry / kumbalanga poriyal/ vellai poosanikai poriyal is the best side dish for rice. It is one of the best Ash gourd recipes. You can also check other rice side dish recipes like

kumbalanga poriyal recipe

For this kumbalanga poriyal, first, peel off the skin and cut the ash gourd into cubes. Cook Ash gourd well and add a special coconut masala. this masala gives a good taste and flavor to this stir fry recipe. Don’t overcook ash gourd. If overcooked it becomes mushy and the taste is also not good. You can also check other stir fry recipes like

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White pumpkin stir fry recipe

White pumpkin stir fry | Kumbalanga poriyal | Ash gourd stir fry | Vellai poosanikai poriyal

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White pumpkin stir fry/ ash gourd stir fry 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, winter melon. This Ash gourd stir fry is the best side dish for rice.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Side Dish, stir fry
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 135 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cup White pumpkin (chopped)
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • ¼ tsp Mustard seeds
  • ¼ tsp Jeera
  • ¼ tsp Urad dhal
  • Curry leaves (few)
  • 1 Onion (chopped)
  • 1 Tomato (small chopped)
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric powder
  • Salt (as needed)

To grind

  • ½ cup Coconut
  • ½ tsp Jeera
  • 2 Red chilly

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add mustard seeds, urad dhal, jeera and curry leaves and saute well.
  • Add chopped onion and saute well until it turns golden brown.
  • Add tomato and saute well until it cooks well.
  • Add turmeric powder and salt and saute for a few minutes.
  • Add chopped white pumpkin or ash gourd and saute for a few minutes.
  • Add required water and cover and cook for a few minutes. Once the ash gourd is cooked well, dry well without water.
  • In a mixer, add coconut, jeera and red chilly grind it coarsely.
  • Add grinded paste and salt into cooked ash gourd and stir well.
  • White pumpkin/ash gourd stir fry is ready to serve.

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White pumpkin stir fry | Kumbalanga poriyal | Ash gourd stir fry | Vellai poosanikai poriyal recipe with step by step pictures:

1.Heat oil in a pan.

White pumpkin stir fry recipe

2.Add mustard seeds, urad dhal, jeera and curry leaves and saute well.

White pumpkin stir fry recipe

3.Add chopped onion and saute well until it turns golden brown.

White pumpkin stir fry recipe
White pumpkin stir fry recipe

4.Add tomato and saute well until it cooks well.

White pumpkin stir fry recipe
White pumpkin stir fry recipe

5.Add turmeric powder and salt and saute for a few minutes.

White pumpkin stir fry recipe
White pumpkin stir fry recipe
White pumpkin stir fry recipe

6.Add chopped white pumpkin or ash gourd and saute for a few minutes.

White pumpkin stir fry recipe
White pumpkin stir fry recipe

7.Add required water and cover and cook for a few minutes. Once the ash gourd is cooked well, dry well without water.

White pumpkin stir fry recipe
White pumpkin stir fry recipe
White pumpkin stir fry recipe

8.In a mixer, add coconut, jeera and red chilly grind it coarsely.

White pumpkin stir fry recipe
White pumpkin stir fry recipe
White pumpkin stir fry recipe
White pumpkin stir fry recipe
White pumpkin stir fry recipe

9.Add grinded paste and salt into cooked ash gourd and stir well.

White pumpkin stir fry recipe
White pumpkin stir fry recipe

10.White pumpkin/ash gourd stir fry is ready to serve.

White pumpkin stir fry recipe

Keywords to understand

Ingredients Other Words

White pumpkinVellai poosani, kumbalanga, saphed kaddoo, Ash gourd
OnionVenkayam, pyaaj
Tomatotakkali, tamaatar
Saltuppu, namak
Oil enney, tel
Mustard seedskatuku, sarason ke beej
Curry leaveskariveppilai, karee patte
Urad dhalulundhu, udad daal
Jeerajeeragam, cumin seeds
Turmeric powdermanjal tul, haldee paudar
CoconutTenkay, naariyal
Red chillycivappu milakay, laal mirch

Note

1.Coarsely grind the coconut, don’t grind it as a smooth paste.
2.Don’t add too much water for cooking ash gourd.
3.Don’t overcook ash gourd. If overcooked it becomes mushy.
4.Cut ash gourd into small pieces. So it cooks easily.

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