Hi all, here is one of my all time favorite comfort dish....Mathan payar erissery a traditional curry, here i have used Red Gram / Vanpayar it can be substituted with Green Gram it would all taste great, hope you too would like it too :)
1 cup cubed pumkin
1/2 cup red gram / vanpayar
salt to tatse
1/2 cup grated coconut
1/2 tsp chilly powder ( adjust accordingly)
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp jeera
1 garlic pod
1 tsp mustard seeds
2 red chillies
few curry leaves
Pressure cook cubed pumkin and red gram with salt until cooked.
Grind coconut and other ingredients to a fine paste.
Heat oil in a pan pop mustard seeds, red chillies and curry leaves.
Once it starts popping add the cooked pumkin and green gram.
Add the grind coconut paste, salt to taste and mix well, cook until done.
Serve hot with rice and pappad.