Monday, February 22, 2010

బూడిద గుమ్మడికాయ కూర: Boodida gummadi kaya kura- Winter melon/Ash gourd entree


2lbs budidha gummadikaya/winter melon
1 tbsp senagapappu/chanadal

1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp avalu/mustard seeds
1tsp minapappu/ urad dal
1/4 tsp jeelakarra/jeera/ cumin seeds
1 yendu mirapakaya/red chilly
5 karivepaku/curry leaves

Soak chana dal for half an honor
Wash and peel pumpkin and chop into small cubes.
Heat oil in a pan and add all seasonings
Add pumpkin pieces and chana dal stir and cover with lid
Add salt and cook them until pumpkin becomes soft.
Serve with rice or roti.

This is very good for health. In Ayurveda they call this as amruthaharam.

1 comment:

  1. Bechara gummadi, noone commented for him, but he is the BEST veggie according to yoga, the most auspicious in our tradition, full of positive yogic energy!