Recipes - Mogem Curry

1 Small white pumpkin (MOGEM)  
½ tsp mustard
½ tsp jeera
½ tsp methi
1 tsp coriander
8 long red chilies
¼ onion
Small ball of tamarind
½ cup coconut
1 flake garlic
½ tsp urad dal
½ tsp. oil
Salt as per taste.

For Seasoning:

2 tbsp. oil, 2 bay leaves, ½ tsp. mustard, pinch of asaofetida

Fry urad dal with ½ tsp. oil in a frying pan. Then raost mustard, coriander, jeera, methi, chilies, coconut, garlic and onion together. Grind the fried masala finely. Cut the pumpin (mogem) in square cubes and cook it with water , when ¾ done add the ground masala and Salt.  Heat oil, splutter mustard and bay leaves & asaofetida (hing). Pur this over the curry and keep covered.

Serve hot with steamed boiled rice.

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Comment on this article

  • Maureen, Dubai

    Tue, Mar 07 2023

    Does the white pumpkin have to be skinned?

  • Glen Alen, Karkala

    Fri, Jun 19 2020

    Are you sure about bay leaves? Isn't curry leaves are used for seasoning?

  • FLORINE, Pangala/USA

    Wed, Jul 04 2018

    Dear Lavina, thanks for sharing wonderful recipe. Came out very good . We really loved it.

  • Lavina Mathias, Mangalore

    Sat, Apr 07 2018

    Dear Lavina, I tried your receipe today, it come out very nice. Thank you for shring.

  • jacintha Pinto, Mangalore/Mumbai

    Mon, Oct 31 2011

    Dear Grace, 1 flake garlic has to be used for grinding with other ingredients.

  • Grace-M'lore, M'lore /Muscat

    Sun, Oct 30 2011

    Dear Lavina,
    I want to try this recipe, but i don't know when to use garlic? (1 flake garlic as mention in the Ingredients)

  • soni, brahamavar

    Sat, Apr 02 2011

    nice recipe

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