Pachha Mathanga Koottaan | Raw Pumpkin Curry

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Pachha Mathanga Koottaan | Raw Pumpkin Curry

Pachha Mathanga Koottaan | Raw Pumpkin Curry

Pachha Mathanga Koottaan is a delicious and very healthy side dish that can be relished with hot rice and chappatis too. Pumpkin grows in plenty in Kerala and you can enjoy the big yellow vegetable. Pachha Mathanga Koottaan is one of the easiest of vegetarian dishes and the dish is unique, you need no coconut here. No onion, no garlic, nothing. A very basic dish, still very tasty and heathy for your body. The sweetness of pumpkin pieces blends just right with a mild green chilly flavor. Note Raw Pumpkin Curry in your chart for quick reference. A dish that can be prepared in a few minutes and kids will love the color and flavor of the dish. Working mothers and bachelors will find the dish very useful who are always short of time. Pumpkin is a very healthy vegetable, rich in vital nutrients required for the body. You can discover a well detailed Raw Pumpkin Curry here.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Remove the hard outer skin. Cut the Mathanga (Pumpkin) into four pieces. Peel them and cut further into small pieces.
  • Wash the Mathanga pieces and add sliced Green chilli and Turmeric powder into these pieces.
  • Add about one cup of water along with required quantity of salt, cover the cooking vessel with a lid and cook the mix in medium flame.
  • After about 10 minutes, open the lid of cooking vessel and crush the Mathanga (Pumpkin) pieces with a smasher/big spoon.
  • Then add the Curry leaves and Coconut oil and stir the Koottaan well (if required add some hot water also).
  • Mathanga Molosium is ready and it can be served as side dish for Chappathi/Poori/Cooked Rice etc.


You can visit this link Mathanga Payar Olan. You can also visit this link Mathanga Erissery.
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