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Cuisine Style:
Cooking Time:
30 minutes
To Serve 4
Take with rice or roti
       Ingredients How to?
    •Black-eyed beans - 1 cup
    •Ash gourd (Surakkai) - 1 cup
    •Coconut milk - 1 cups
    •Green chillies - 3 nos
    •Oil - 1 tbs
    •Jeera Powder - 1/2 tsp
    •Curry leaves

• Soak Black-eyed beans overnight and boil it in pressure cook.
• Cut white pumpkin into 1 inch cubical shape.
• Prepare one cup of coconut milk and mix 1/2 tbs rice flour (for who likes thick gravy).
• In a pan heat oil and put mustard seed then curry leaves.
• Then add slit green chillies and salt and fry for 1 to 2 minutes.
• Pour 2 cups of water and sprinkle jeera powder.
• Put Ash gourd into it and boil till soft.
• Now add coconut milk.
• Reduce the flame.
• Take out of the flame after 2 to 3 minutes.
• Serve hot.
Note: You can add pumpkin (Poosanikkai) also.

Tips: Use coconut oil for better flavor.

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