Mathan Erissery/ Pumpkin Erissery

[ingredients title=”Ingredients”]

  • Yellow pumpkin(Mathanga) – 3 cups(cut into cubes)
  • Grated coconut – 1/4 cup
  • Cuminseeds (Jeerakam) – 1 tspn
  • Garlic cloves – 3 nos
  • Salt  to taste
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tspn
  • Chillypowder – As required
  • Oil – 1 tbspn
  • Mustard seeds- 1 tspn
  • Dry red chillies – 3 nos
  • Curryleaves – few
  • Grated coconut – 1/4 cup


[directions title=”Directions”]

  1. Pressure Cook pumpkin cubes, along with salt, turmeric powder and chilly powder for one whistle or less.
  2. Grind together coconut, cumin seeds and garlic.
  3. Add it to the above cooked pumpkin, Simmer for a few minutes.
  4. Heat oil in a pan or a kadai, Splutter mustard seeds followed by dry red chillies, curry leaves. Add grated coconut and fry, till it turns brown.
  5. Add the above seasoning into the curry and mix well. Simmer for a minute. Serve with steamed rice.


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