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Sweet Pumpkin Curry (Wattakka)

posted Jun 20, 2010, 2:27 AM by Sri Lankan Food Recipes   [ updated Nov 11, 2012, 3:06 AM ]

 500  g  Pumpkin
 1  Teaspoon Salt
 1/4  Teaspoon Saffron powder
 1/2   Big red onion chopped
 2   Green chillies sliced
 2   Garlic bulbs chopped
 1  Teaspoon Ground pepper
 1  Cup Water
 1   Spring curry leaves
 2  Tablespoon Curry powder (slightly roasted)
 1  Tablespoon Chillie powder (slightly roasted)
 1  Teaspoon Ground mustard
 1  Cup Thick coconut milk
 2  Dessertspoon

Scraped coconut (desiccated coconut) (Slightly roasted and ground)

 1  Dessertspoon Raw rice (slightly roasted and ground)

Cut pumpkin into 1 1/2 inch cubes with skin on.
Place in spacious saucepan with all ingredients except for ground mustard seeds, ground rice and ground desiccated coconut.
Add the water cover and cook pumpkin till all water get absorbed.
Blend mustard seeds, desiccated coconut and grounded rice with coconut milk and add it to the pumpkin.
Simmer for a while without covering the saucepan.
Once curry get boiling remove curry from the fire.