1 cup bite size pieces of red pumpkin
1 small red onion,finely chopped
2 tbsp chopped coriander
1 small green chili,finely chopped
2 tbsp yogurt
salt to taste
1 tsp oil/ghee
1/4 tsp mustard
1/2 tsp urad dal
5-6 curry leaves
a pinch of hing
- Steam the red pumpkin pieces for 4-5 mins until its tender still firm.Cool them to a room temperature.
- in a bowl,mix in the red pumpkin pieces,chopped onions,green chilies,chopped coriander,salt and slightly beaten yogurt and mix well.Keep it refrigerated for an hour.
- Meanwhile heat oil/ghee in a small pan,crackle mustard seeds,urad dal,hing and curry leaves for a minute.
- Mix in the tadka with the salad and serve it cold.
Red pumpkin can be replaced by diced cucumber/steamed white pumpkin/Zucchini for a variation.
This salad is going to participate in the 'Only' Salads event hosted by me,which is started by Pari of Foodelicious.