Dal With Pumpkin And Coconut Milk


Hello, and welcome to my cooking corner again. Today I am going to make a dal with pumpkin and coconut milk. It is healthier, flavorful and can be prepared easily. Do try the recipe. Let’s start—


  1. Dal(any type of dal)-250 gms
  2. Pumpkin-50 gms
  3. Onion-1
  4. Ginger(grated)-1/4 tsp
  5. Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
  6. Rasam or Sambhar Powder-2 tsp
  7. Tamarind Paste-1 tsp
  8. Coconut Milk-2tbsp
  9. Salt-According to taste

For tempering:-

  1. Black Mustard-1 tsp
  2. Curry Leaves-4
  3. Red or Green Chilies-2
  4. Asafoetida-A pinch
  5. Crushed or whole Peanuts-4
  6. Red Chilly Flakes-1/2 tsp
  7. Vegetable Oil-1 tbsp


Step 1

Wash and boil the dal with finely chopped pumpkin, salt, and turmeric powder. Here I have used Moong Dal. Alternatively, you can use any dal of your choice. Chop onion finely.

Step 2


20190907_150859_20190907151756228.jpgTake a pan and add the tempering ingredients, add chopped onion. Fry for a minute. Now add grated ginger. Fry it again. Next, add boiled dal and add rasam or sambhar powder and tamarind paste. Mix it well and let it simmer for three minutes.

Step 3

It’s time to add coconut milk. You can add chopped coriander too for the garnish though it is optional. Mix well. Let it boil for two minutes.

Our Dal With Pumpkin And Coconut Milk is ready. Serve it with rice and with some crunchies of your choice.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great weekend everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!


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Hi! I am Abha Jha and I welcome you all heartily to my blog. Cooking has been my passion for the better part of my life. I was brought up knowing the traditional Indian style of cooking from my ancestral home. I wish to pass on this treasure trove of delightful, easy and yummy recipes to foodies and budding chefs alike. I also love experimenting with food and discovering world cuisine. I wish to keep discovering amazing new recipe's and showcasing them with the world.

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