Monday, March 28, 2011

Winter melon curry


1 tbsp coconut
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp fennel

Dry roast and grind all the ingredients and leave aside.

1 tbsp oil
1 tbsp onion optional
1/2 tsp garlic optional
1 green chillie optional
1 1/2 cups winter melon or ash gourd
1/2 tsp chillie powder or more to taste
1/4 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp salt

Heat oil in medium high heat. If using onion, garlic and green chillie add and saute. If not add the roasted ingredients, winter melon pieces cut into cubes or smaller and the spices.
Cook in low medium heat till it is fully cooked and the spices are blended.

All rights reserved on photographs and written content Torviewtoronto © 2011 unless mentioned. Please Ask First

82 comments:

  1. Curry looks superb and flavorful.

    ReplyDelete
  2. wow...looks so delicious...very colorful !

    ReplyDelete
  3. This must taste great with the touch of fennel.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Looks delicious!!
    A very simple recipe..

    valar
    http://valarskitchen-basics.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  5. Interesting flavors that all blend well together, looks like the first sign of spring and a color thats perfect to get the feeling the sun will shine.

    ReplyDelete
  6. I love the spices in this curry, looks really yumm.

    ReplyDelete
  7. Winter melon curry looks awesome.

    ReplyDelete
  8. Yummy curry..Looks colorful and tempting !!!

    ReplyDelete
  9. Love pairing your curry with the melon. A sweet farewell to winter. Comforting but brightened by fruit.

    ReplyDelete
  10. Delicious n mouthwatering....looks really yum..

    ReplyDelete
  11. A very simple yet delicious looking curry dear.Looks so healthy and colorful.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

    ReplyDelete
  12. curry looks tempting.. thanks for sharing!

    ReplyDelete
  13. This is new to me using winter melon in curry. Looks delicious, would like to try some :)

    ReplyDelete
  14. healthy and delicious curry...luks yum.

    ReplyDelete
  15. Looks delicious ... the colour and the ingredients speaks volumes about te taste and flavour of the dish...
    Reva

    ReplyDelete
  16. Very unique recipe... I have a event running in my blog. do participate:)
    http://rumanarawat.blogspot.com/2011/03/treat-to-eyes-series-2.html

    ReplyDelete
  17. It sounds amazing.. will go perfect with chapati :) would really like to see you sharing it with Hearth and soul hop. Please visit my post to share your dish :) Thanks!

    ReplyDelete
  18. Some lovely flavours going in that curry..yummy.

    ReplyDelete
  19. The curry looks delicious. I have never cooked winter melon. Thanks for introducing a new dish.

    ReplyDelete
  20. hey love dat colour....gud recipe

    ReplyDelete
  21. have never cooked with winter melon, curry looks delicious

    ReplyDelete
  22. Curry looks super delicious..

    ReplyDelete
  23. Curry looks mouthwatering. would be so good with sambar rice.

    ReplyDelete
  24. Hummmmm i'm sure i would love this....
    It's really mouthwatering and gorgeous.

    Kisses,
    Rita

    ReplyDelete
  25. Delicious flavours and sounds interesting :)

    ReplyDelete
  26. Delicious! I am on the look out to incorporate more vegetarian into my diet. It's nice to see new ways in veggies are being made. Thanks!

    ReplyDelete
  27. Tempting and delicious curry..love the spice mix,aromatic and yummy.

    ReplyDelete
  28. Wow curry looks so yummy and so tempting.

    ReplyDelete
  29. Love the fresh color!!!! Looks awesome...

    ReplyDelete
  30. love the combination of cumin and fennel....smells heavenly!...the dish looks scrumptious!
    Smitha
    Smitha's Spicy Flavors

    ReplyDelete
  31. As a Chinese-American, I've only enjoyed winter melon in the traditional soup. Never would have thought to try making a curry with it, but this looks awesome!

    ReplyDelete
  32. Love the colour..delicious curry dear

    ReplyDelete
  33. What a yummy looking curry!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

    ReplyDelete
  34. Wow, this looks yummy. But was is that gourd? Never heard of it!

    ReplyDelete
  35. I've never had winter melon, but this curry looks AMAZING!

    ReplyDelete
  36. amazing! the title this def. caught my eye. and i just HAD to read your recipe for it.

    it sounds greatt, and your picture looks amazing as well. kudos!

    ReplyDelete
  37. Looks delicious, love the flavors :)

    ReplyDelete
  38. have never had this curry b4..but looks very yummy..luved the coconut flavour in it !

    ReplyDelete
  39. looks nice and comforting!!

    ReplyDelete
  40. I don't particularly like winter melon but i think i should give it another chance and try your curry since it looks very good...

    ReplyDelete
  41. Never thought to do melon with curry!

    ReplyDelete
  42. I googled winter melon because I have never heard of it - now I will be on the look out for it. This curry sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing it with us at the Hearth and Soul Hop!

    ReplyDelete
  43. This looks delicious, but I do not have access to winter melon; need to find substitution. Thank You.

    ReplyDelete
  44. This looks so good! I've never had winter melon but it has to be delicious with all those spices ;).

    ReplyDelete
  45. Aahaa..yummy & spicy food...looks so delicious
    thanks again for the recipe

    ReplyDelete
  46. Your dish looks uber tempting!Lovely colors:)I'm hosting an event on my blog...do take a peek sometime!

    Cheers!
    Wit,wok&wisdom

    ReplyDelete
  47. Perfect and delicious looking curry .... such nice color.Yummy!!!

    ReplyDelete
  48. I don't think I ever had this vegetable before. I would like to try this out. Curry looks good!!

    ReplyDelete
  49. This curry is new to me. sounds interesting, first time in ur cute space, will be around :)

    ReplyDelete
  50. This curry sounds like it has tons of flavor!

    ReplyDelete
  51. Love wintermelon, but not the ones we get here in US :( This looks so yumm

    ReplyDelete
  52. Yum- flavorful n delicious- great combo with rotis :)

    US Masala

    ReplyDelete
  53. YUM! What a great looking curry!

    ReplyDelete
  54. Just dropped by again to say .. Thank you for sharing this with Hearth and Soul hop. Please visit next Tuesday again to link up your dish :)

    ReplyDelete
  55. Non la conoscevo questa ricettina..complimenti!!!;-)
    Ciao bacioni*

    ReplyDelete
  56. i dont think i am good with winter melon but ur dish loks gr8

    ReplyDelete
  57. The curry looks amazing! I love the bright color. This reminds me that I have to go looking for my squash curry post which is in the draft for 4 months now. LoL

    ReplyDelete
  58. Love these flavors and spices. Have never tried melon curry...sounds wonderful!

    ReplyDelete
  59. I see winter melon here in the city everywhere and I never know how to use it! Thanks for this recipe!

    ReplyDelete
  60. Very nice curry...yumm!!!

    http://vegetarianmedley.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  61. I have never tried melon curry !!! Thanks for the recipe !!! Will definitely try this out !!!

    Sneha

    http://inspirationalartofcooking.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete

Thank you for commenting :)

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...