Mathanga Pachadi/Pumpkin Pachadi/Pumpkin in Yogurt

I have tried pachadi with bitter gourd,okra,cucumber but never tried with pumpkin.This is an easy and different style of  pachadi recipe prepared using pumpkin in coconut milk and curd.

Mathan Pachadi (1)


  1. Pumpkin (chop into small pieces) – 1 cup
  2. Shallots – 2 tbsp
  3. Ginger(grated) – 1 tbsp
  4. Green chilly(chopped) –1 tbsp
  5. Mustard(crushed) – 1 tbsp
  6. Thick Coconut milk – 1 cup
  7. Curd – 1/2 cup
  8. Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  9. Shallots (cut into round pieces) –1
  10. Dry red chilly – 1
  11. Curry leaves- 1 sprig
  12. Oil – 3 tbsp
  13. Salt

Mathan Pachadi (4)


  1. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a  pan.Add chopped shallots,ginger,green chilly and saute well.
  2. Add pumpkin pieces to it and mix well.
  3. Add crushed mustard,coconut milk ,salt and let it boil.once it is cooked well,remove from fire.
  4. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan.Splutter  mustard seeds.once it is done, add shallots,dry red chilly,curry leaves and add it to the pumpkin mix.
  5. Let it cool.once it is cool, add curd to it and mix well.
  6. Pachadi is ready to serve with rice.


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2 Responses

  1. Rani Vijoo says:

    Tempting Pachadi recipe…love it!

  2. remyasean says:

    love it will try soon

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