Mathanga Payasam-Pumpkin Kheer

by Adeela Shamnas
Pumpkin kheer is a very popular traditional dessert.Thos is an ideal sweet dish to make on some special occasions and festivals.Traditionally pumpkin is cooked with cow peas,jaggery,grated coconut and flavoured with cardamom powder and fennel seed powder.
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Pumpkin cubes - 2 cup
  • Ragi - 1 cup
  • cow peas(soak overnight) - 1 1/2 cup
  • Grated Coconut - 1
  • Jaggery(powdered) - 1 cup
  • Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Fennel seed powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt(pinch) -
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Pumpkin cubes - 2 cup
  • Ragi - 1 cup
  • cow peas(soak overnight) - 1 1/2 cup
  • Grated Coconut - 1
  • Jaggery(powdered) - 1 cup
  • Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Fennel seed powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt(pinch) -
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Instructions
  1. Peel off the skin of pumpkin,remove the seeds and cut into small cubes.
    Mathanga Payasam-Pumpkin Kheer – pachakam.com
  2. Cook cow peas in 4 cup water with a pinch of salt for 3 whistles.
    Mathanga Payasam-Pumpkin Kheer – pachakam.com
  3. Add pumpkin cubes and pressure cook again for 2 whistles.
    Mathanga Payasam-Pumpkin Kheer – pachakam.com
  4. Grind ragi with little water to make a fine paste and add into the payasam.
    Mathanga Payasam-Pumpkin Kheer – pachakam.com
  5. Add powdered jaggery and let i boil.
    Mathanga Payasam-Pumpkin Kheer – pachakam.com
  6. Add grated coconut.
    Mathanga Payasam-Pumpkin Kheer – pachakam.com
  7. Combine well and cook again for 2-3 minutes.
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