Yellow Pumkin Chutney

Yellow Pumkin Chutney is taken usually with idlis,dosas or mixed with plain rice.Yellow has got medicinal value as it improves the disgestive capability.This is a typical south indian dish.


Yellow Pumkin - 1/4 kg
Red Chilli - 3
Black Gram Dhal - 1 tsp
Tamarind - 1 tsp.
Oil - 1/2 tsp.
Salt - 1/2 tsp.
Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp.


Step 1:First peel the skin of yellow pumkin.

Step 2:Then chop the pumkin into fine small pieces.

Step 3:Heat oil in a frying pan and add the chopped yellow pumkin pieces into it and fry till the yellow pumkin is cooked .Keep the cooked pumkin aside.

Step 4:Now heat oil in a frying pan,fry black gram dhal,Tamarind,asafoetida,Red chillis in the pan for 2 minutes.

Step 5:Then add salt to the fried ingredients and the cooked yellow pumkin mixture and grind them in a mixer-grinder to make a thick paste.

Step 6:Serve with Idlis,Chappathis,puris or dosas.