Tamarind -- a lemon size
Pumpkin -- 200 gms piece
Shallots [big size] -- 8 nos
Garlic cloves -- 4 nos
Fenugreek -- 1 tsp
Chilly powder -- 1 tsp
Corriander powder -- 2 tsp
Turmeric powder -- 1/4 tsp
Coconut grated -- 5 tsp
Fennel seeds -- 1/2 tsp
Salt -- as needed
Water -- as needed
Seasame oil -- 5 tsp.
Soak the tamarind in 1/2 cup water n extract the juice.
Add 1 1/2 cups water to that juice.
Add chilly powder,corriander n turmeric powder n salt
with the tamarind water n mix well.Set aside.
Skinned the pumpkin n cut in to small thick pieces.
Pour the oil in a pan,heat it,add the fenugreek.
It slightly changes the colour,dont turn black.
Then add chopped shallots,garlic cloves.
Saute well,then add the pumpkin pieces,saute well.
Then pour the mixed water to it,allow it to boil.
Add the coconut n fennel seeds ground paste to it.
Boil well till the pumpkin cooked n kuzhambu bcoms thick.
NOW, THE FLAVOURABLE SPICY PULIKUZHAMBU IS READY.
Enjoy this with rice n pappadam r vadam.
I send this to Vardhini's ''Hallowen Fiesta''
Use only sesame oil that gives a aromatic delicious taste.