Onam Special – Ash Gourd Pulissery
Recipe for Ash gourd pulissery – Onam Sadya recipe | Moru Curry | White pumpkin and yogurt curry – Pulissery is a stew made using yogurt and spice-coconut paste, and a part of the Onam Sadya menu.
Servings Prep Time
3servings 10minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Servings Prep Time
3servings 10minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Ingredients
to grind to a paste
for tempering
Instructions
  1. In a pan, bring 2 cups water to a boil with turmeric and salt. Add diced ash gourd pieces to this and boil for 8-10 minutes until they are tender. Do not overcook this, the gourd pieces must retain their shape.
  2. Meanwhile, in a mixer jar, grind the chilli, coconut, cumin, rice flour to a fine paste using 3-4 tbsp water. Remove this into a bowl and whisk in the yogurt to get a smooth mixture.
  3. Add this mixture to the cooked ash gourd and bring to a simmer over a low flame.
  4. Do not bring this to a vigorous boil.
  5. Heat the oil in a small pan. Add mustard seeds. Once it splutters, add the curry leaves, fenugreek seeds and red chillies. Once the fenugreek turns golden brown, transfer this tempering over the pulissery.
Recipe Notes

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