Recipes - Ash Pumpkin (Kuvallo) Bafat


1 Kg. ash pumpkin
4 onions
4 green chillies
2 pods garlic
1" Ginger
5 Cloves
1" Cinamon
1 cup thick coconut milk
1 tbsp. vinegar
2 tsp. bafat powder 
1/2 tsp. sugar
5 bay leaves
Salt to taste


2 tbsp oil
1 sliced onion.


Peel, de-seed and thinly slice the pumpkin. Cut onions into cubes,  chop ginger , garlic and green chillies lenghtwise.  Cook sliced pumpkin in little water with chopped onions, ginger, garlic, green chillies, cloves, cinamon, bay leaves and bafat powder along with salt to taste. When almost cooked add vinegar and sugar.  Stir well and finally add coconut milk. Boil for two minutes and remove from fire.  Heat 2 tbsp. oil, fry one chopped onion till dark brown. Pour this over the pumpkin curry. Serve hot.

Note: You may adjust bafat powder according to your taste.

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Comment on this article

  • Julie Dsouza, Neermarga/Doha

    Tue, Jan 20 2015

    I tried this recipe and it was very delicious but i added some Garam Masala. Thanks for sharing.

  • Tom M, Moodubelle/ USA

    Tue, Nov 25 2014

    Hey Benny,
    Can I JOIN YOU @ LUCY'S to try your special Kuvolo recipe.
    Have a Happy Thanksgiving.


  • Benny C M, MoodBelle/USA

    Sun, Nov 23 2014

    I like the reviews received for this recipe. I will make this delicious Kuvalo Bafat for our gathering at my cousin Lucy's place in Norwood, Mass, USA.
    Thanks for great Kuvalo Bafat recipe.
    Love and God Bless you.

  • Joyce Fernandes, Mumbai

    Thu, Mar 27 2014

    Tried and taste this recipe. Too good and the real authentic taste. send some more of your recipes.Non veg ones

  • Janet, Mangalore/Kuwait

    Tue, Nov 13 2012

    Delicious recipe, enjoyed it thoroughly. Please send some more easy veg recipes. Thanks.

  • Felcy pinto, bondel

    Fri, Oct 5 2012

    I made pumpkin curry Excellent.great taste. Thanks for your recipe.GOD Bless you.

  • M.B.Anchan, kallianapura,Udupi

    Sat, Jun 30 2012

    I made pumpkin curry Excellent.great taste. Thanks for the your recipe.GOD Bless you.

  • Thanks - Suggestion, Sangeetha D'souza

    Sun, Mar 18 2012

    Thanks for the recipe. It would be great if you add few pics of your recipes.


    Wed, Oct 27 2010


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