Pumpkin Erissery | Side Dish for Rice | Onam sadya Recipe

pumpkin erissery

I don't need to say much about pumpkin as everyone knows more about it and this kootu is easy to make and will taste yummy.

Prep.Time- 10mins, cook time- 10mins


  • Pumpkin cubed-from 1\4 kg
  • Grated coconut- 1\3 cup
  • Green chilly-2
  • Jeera- 1\2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder- 1\4 tsp
  • Salt to taste.

To temper:

  • Oil- 2 tsp
  • mustard- 1\2 tsp
  • curry leaves-a spring


1.Cut the outer hard skin of the pumpkin and the inner flesh too.Chop it into small cubes.

2.Cook the cubed pieces with some water till its cooked.Meanwhile in a mixer add grated coconut,green chilly,jeera and turmeric powder and grind it to a coarse paste,don't add water.

3.When the pieces are cooked add the ground mix and salt to it and let be in heat for 2-3mins and switch off.

4.Heat oil in a pan and temper it with the ingredients under " to temper" and add it to the dish.

Serve it with rice.


1.Don't over cook the pieces as it will turn mushy.


  1. One healthy, yummy and comforting kootu. Thanks a lot for linking it to the wtml event, waiting for more delicious and lovely entries from you...

  2. wow very delicious kootu dear looks super yumm!!

  3. Looks so yum...............
    First time on ur space.........Nice to know you

  4. Very delicious kootu, i can have it with some rice and papads..


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