Wednesday, September 4, 2013


This recipe was shared by one of my friend's in a FB group. I have never tried cooking red pumpkin before.. This is soo quick to make, and tastes soo fresh :)

Source: SnehaLatha

You need:
Red pumpkin – peeled and thinly sliced 
Coconut – 1 cup grated
Jeera / Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp
Red Chillie – 4
Jaggery  – 1 tbsp
Salt to taste

For the seasoning: 1 tsp mustard, 1 broken red chillie, 1 tbsp coconut grated

Cook the pumpkin slices in 1 cup of water for 10 mins until soft or cook it in the pan for 2 whistles
Grind the coconut, Jeerige and Red chillie together with little or no water
Add this to the cooked pumpkin and keep frying on med flame for 4 - 5 mins
Add Jaggery and Salt
Mix well
Remove from the flame
Just before serving season with mustard and red chillie
Garnish with coconut
Erissery ready :)


Manjula Bharath said...

erissery looks super yummy and interesting recipe dear :)

Hari Chandana P said...

Such a delicious and traditional recipe.. looks too good :)

Priya Suresh said...

Such an authentic dish, who can resist to it.

Sapana Behl said...

Wonderful dish with pumpkin..

Smitha Kalluraya said...

This is new to me..
have some pumpkin in fridge, have to try..