Manja Poosanikkai Kuzhambu | Low Calorie Side Dishes

poosanikkai kuzhambu

poosanikkai kuzhambu

Sometimes we need simple side dish for dosas and idlis. If you feel like not having dhal or lentils get cooked, you can make this kind of side dish. It is similar to suraikkai thanni kuzhambu we saw earlier. It is one kind of water vegetable stew. It will be tangy, spicy and tastes similar to sambar. It is a very light kuzhambu. But it tastes divine. The combination of idlis or dosas with poosanikkai kuzhambu is really best. It doesn’t count more calories too.

poosanikkai kuzhambu

Manja Poosanikkai Kuzhambu | Yellow Pumpkin Stew

Prep Time :
Cooking Time:
Yield:
3 cups
Serving Size: half to one Calories per Serving: 50 to 100
Ingredients

  • Poosanikkai – 1 slice, 1 cup of cubes
  • Raw Mango – half or 6 to 10 cubes
  • Tomato – 1 medium, chopped
  • green chilly – 1
  • sambhar powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  • mustard seeds and curry leaves for tempering
  • salt – as per taste

to grind

  • grated coconut – 2 tablespoons
  • cumin seeds – 1/4 teaspoon
  • shallot – 1

Quick Procedure

  • Take poosanikkai, mango, tomato and green chilly in a vessel. Add salt and a cup of water.
  • Cook it till the vegetables become soft and mushy. You may also pressure cook.
  • Take coconut, onion and cumin seeds. Grind it to a fine paste adding little water.
  • Add ground coconut masala.
  • Add sambar powder and mix well. Bring everything to boil and then switch off the stove.
  • Heat oil. Add mustard seeds and curry leaves. Let them sputter. Add this tempering to cooked vegetables.

Step-wise Pictures

Take poosanikkai, mango, tomato and green chilly in a vessel. Add salt and a cup of water.
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Cook it till the vegetables become soft and mushy. You may also pressure cook.
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Take coconut, onion and cumin seeds. Grind it to a fine paste adding little water.
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Add ground coconut masala.
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Add sambar powder and mix well. Bring everything to boil and then switch off the stove.
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Heat oil. Add mustard seeds and curry leaves. Let them sputter. Add this tempering to cooked vegetables.
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Tasty and light poosanikkai kuzhambu will be ready in a very few minutes.
poosanikkai kuzhambu

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