Monday, December 1, 2008

Budu Kumbalakayi Boluhuli

1/4 medium sized Ash Pumpkin / Budu Kumbalakayi
1 - 2 Green Chillies
Pinch of Turmeric powder
Pinch of Tamarind powder / Tamarind pulp(water)
Small Lemon sized Jaggary
Salt to taste
1-2 broken Red Chillies
1 tsp Mustard seeds
5 - 6 Curry leaves
Pinch of Asafoetida powder
1 tsp Oil


Peel ash pumpkin, remove seeds and innermost part of the ash pumpkin and wash. Chop it into medium sized pieces. Cut green chillies into 2 pieces. Put chopped ash pumpkin, tamarind powder/tamarind water, green chillies, turmeric powder, salt, jaggary, water in a pressure cooker and cook them well.(1-2 whistles)
Put mustard seeds, broken red chillies, oil in a pan and heat. Once it starts spluttering, add curry leaves, asafoetida powder and add it to Boluhuli. Mix well before serving. It goes well with rice.


Sanctified Spaces said...

Hi Krishnaveni,

You are such an expert in cooking.Have so much to learn from you.I have a query.Can you add rasam powder to this boluhuli.

Ruchi Ruchi Adige said...

Thank you so much for the wonderful comments! :)
Yes, you can add Rasam powder.
Some times I prepare this boluhuli by adding little bit of rasam powder and it tastes great!