Mathanga Olan

Mathanga Olan is a traditional styled delicious creamy textured stew that goes well with hot rice. Graded as a popular Sadhya dish, Mathanga Olan is a must in all vegetarian meals. Mathanga Olan is unique and special with chopped Pumpkin pieces cooked with black eyed beans and blended with creamy coconut milk. Mathanga Olan is a nutritious dish, rich in vital nutrients and very easy to prepare in a limited time. You can explore a well detailed Mathanga Olan dish here.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people



  • For preparing Mathanga Olan, first Extract thick and thin coconut milk from the grated coconut.
  • :- The qty depends upon the gravy u desire.
  • Place the sliced pumpkin pieces along with vanpayar, carrot, green chillies, salt and the second extract of the coconut milk or the thin coconut milk in a vessel and allow it to cook.
  • When done, add the thick coconut milk.
  • Heat it through.
  • :- Do not boil after adding the coconut milk.
  • Sprinkle curry leaves and coconut oil on top.
  • Mix well and remove from flame.
  • Cover it with a lid so as not to lose the flavour.
  • :- Serve Mathanga Olan with rice.
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