Sunday, October 16, 2011

Kumbalanga Curry/ Ash Gourd Curry

  1. Kumbalanga/ Ash Gourd: 250gms
  2. Chembu/ Cholocasia: 150gms
  3. Tomato: 2 big
  4. Turmeric Powder: ¾ tsp
  5. Chilli Powder: 1 tsp
  6. Salt: needed
  7. Grated Coconut: 1 cup
  8. Cumin seeds: ¼ tsp
  9. Shallots: 3
  10. Mustard seeds: ¼ tsp
  11. Curry leaves: few
  12. Oil: 2tbsp

Method of Preparation
  • Clean, Wash and cut ash gourd and chembu.
  • Transfer into a cooking pot.
  • Add enough water, turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt. Close the lid and put on the flame.
  • When cholocasia gets cooked add chopped tomato. Cook till tomatoes get completely cooked.
  • Meanwhile grind the coconut by adding cumin seeds and shallots to a smooth paste.
  • When tomato gets cooked add the grinded coconut paste, Stir and switch off the flame.
  • Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds, and add curry leaves
  • Add this to the prepared curry.
  • Serve with rice.

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