Pumpkin Chutney/Mathan Chammanthi (മത്തന് ച്ചമ്മന്തി)

This is a unique recipe of chammanthi with yellow pumpkin.you can have this chammanthi with kanji or rice as a side dish.

Mathan Chammanthi (2)


  1. Yellow pumpkin(Mathan) – 1/4 cup
  2. Tamarind  – 1 small piece
  3. Asafoetida – 1/4 tsp
  4. Jaggery – 1 small piece
  5. Urad dal(uzhunnu Parippu) –1tsp
  6. Dry red chilly –2
  7. Grated coconut – 1/4 cup
  8. Curry leaves
  9. Salt

Mathan Chammanthi (1)


  1. Peel off the skin of pumpkin and chop into medium pieces.
  2. Cook pumpkin pieces together with tamarind ,asafoetida, jaggery, water and salt till pumpkin pieces are soft.Drain the water.
  3. Heat a pan and dry roast urad dal and dry red chilly.
  4. Grind grated coconut,curry leaves,roasted urad dal,dry red chilly and cooked pumpkin into a paste.
  5. Serve wtih kanji or rice.


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2 Responses

  1. LR says:

    A different chammandy…!

  2. lissie says:

    mathan chammanthi sounds interesting..!. will try it out

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