Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Mathanga-Vanpayar Olan (Black eyed beans and pumpkin in coconut milk gravy)

 This dish has recently found its way to my kitchen and turned to be a favorite one among my family members.  This  is prepared using Mathanga (Yellow pumpkin) and Vanpayar (black eyed bean) cooked with coconut milk . A wonderful side dish you can enjoy with your rice and you may never repent for trying this out .. This recipe is a adapted from Pachakam.com posted by Viji.


Ingredients:


Yellow Pumpkin (mathanga) not too ripened medium sized
Black eyed beans 1 cup
Carrot
Thick Coconut Milk 1-2 cups
Green Chillies
Curry leaves
Coconut oil



Method:

1.Cook beans in a pressure cooker till it is done.

2. Place pumpkin alongwith carrot, green chillies, curry leaves, salt and 1 1/2 glass of water in a vessel. Cover the vessel with a lid and cook for sometime. When it starts to boil and the water starts to reduce, add the cooked vanpayar alongwith the retained water to it. Mix well and cook till the water content is almost reduced.

3. Reduce the flame and add thick coconut milk. Stir well and do not boil after adding coconut milk.

4. Mix well, season with salt .

5. Add curry leaves and a tbsp of coconut oil to it.

Close the vessel and lock the flavors in it. Serve it alonwith rice for lunch.

I mashed the pumpkin for a thicker gravy.





8 comments:

  1. Super tempting delicious and healthy olan..

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  2. I love and can eat anything with coconut milk in it:) This is an awesome recie!

    ReplyDelete
  3. wow delicious with coconut milk combo,very nice recipe...

    ReplyDelete
  4. Love this.. all time fav..

    ReplyDelete
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Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Mathanga-Vanpayar Olan (Black eyed beans and pumpkin in coconut milk gravy)

 This dish has recently found its way to my kitchen and turned to be a favorite one among my family members.  This  is prepared using Mathanga (Yellow pumpkin) and Vanpayar (black eyed bean) cooked with coconut milk . A wonderful side dish you can enjoy with your rice and you may never repent for trying this out .. This recipe is a adapted from Pachakam.com posted by Viji.


Ingredients:


Yellow Pumpkin (mathanga) not too ripened medium sized
Black eyed beans 1 cup
Carrot
Thick Coconut Milk 1-2 cups
Green Chillies
Curry leaves
Coconut oil



Method:

1.Cook beans in a pressure cooker till it is done.

2. Place pumpkin alongwith carrot, green chillies, curry leaves, salt and 1 1/2 glass of water in a vessel. Cover the vessel with a lid and cook for sometime. When it starts to boil and the water starts to reduce, add the cooked vanpayar alongwith the retained water to it. Mix well and cook till the water content is almost reduced.

3. Reduce the flame and add thick coconut milk. Stir well and do not boil after adding coconut milk.

4. Mix well, season with salt .

5. Add curry leaves and a tbsp of coconut oil to it.

Close the vessel and lock the flavors in it. Serve it alonwith rice for lunch.

I mashed the pumpkin for a thicker gravy.





8 comments:

  1. Super tempting delicious and healthy olan..

    ReplyDelete
  2. I love and can eat anything with coconut milk in it:) This is an awesome recie!

    ReplyDelete
  3. wow delicious with coconut milk combo,very nice recipe...

    ReplyDelete
  4. Love this.. all time fav..

    ReplyDelete