250g sweet pumpkin, or marrow pumpkin
½ onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1 green chilli, chopped
Sprig of curry leaves
1 inch cinnamon stick
1 teaspoon mustard powder
1 teaspoon raw curry power
¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
¼ teaspoon black pepper powder
1 cup water
1 cup coconut milk (or 1 tablespoon coconut milk powder mixed with hot water until lump-free)
salt to taste
- Remove seeds from pumpkin, cut into 1 ½ inch square pieces and wash
- Put pumpkin and water into a pan together with all other ingredients (except for the coconut milk and salt), and cook until soft
- Add coconut milk, check seasoning and simmer for a further 5 minutes
- Serve with boiled rice
I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion – Henry David Thoreau
© Ajith Perera. All rights reserved.
Wow! One of the best srilankan dish I have ever tasted. It is great to know that Chef Ajith can make a dish with pumpkin like that. Love to taste his other dishes too……
mageammoo! very tasty. we made it according to your recepie.wating for more lovely recepies.
rasaaaai watalappama mmmmmmmmm
Glad you like it!