Olan / Pumpkins with Cream of Coconut | How to make Olan / Pumpkins with Cream of Coconut

By Subhashni Venkatesh  |  18th May 2016  |  
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Olan / Pumpkins with Cream of Coconutby Subhashni Venkatesh
  • Prep Time

    20

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  • Cook Time

    15

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  • Serves

    4

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About Olan / Pumpkins with Cream of Coconut

Any feast in Kerala is incomplete without this side dish. Olan is a mandatory dish of Kerala cuisine made with Raw Pumpkin or Ash gourd. The veggies boiled in coconut milk taste yummy, soft and very mild with the flavours of coconut oil and green chillies. Since the legume is added with pumpkin no doubt it is healthy.

Olan / Pumpkins with Cream of Coconut is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Olan / Pumpkins with Cream of Coconut in your kitchen. This recipe requires 20 minutes for preparation and 15 minutes to cook. The Olan / Pumpkins with Cream of Coconut by Subhashni Venkatesh has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Olan / Pumpkins with Cream of Coconut at home without any difficulty. Olan / Pumpkins with Cream of Coconut is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Olan / Pumpkins with Cream of Coconut would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Olan / Pumpkins with Cream of Coconut this weekend. Share your Olan / Pumpkins with Cream of Coconut cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Subhashni Venkatesh for inputs. In case you have any queries for Olan / Pumpkins with Cream of Coconut you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Subhashni Venkatesh. You can also rate the Olan / Pumpkins with Cream of Coconut and give feedback.

Olan / Pumpkins with Cream of Coconut

Ingredients to make Olan / Pumpkins with Cream of Coconut

  • Raw pumpkin (not yellowish pumpkin, it must be greenish yellow) – ½ kg
  • Red cow peas/ Thatta payaru / Karamani (soaked overnight and boiled) – 2 tablespoons
  • Slit green chillies – 4 to 5
  • Coconut milk – 1 cup first milk / thick milk
  • Coconut milk - Thin milk / diluted milk 3 cups
  • Coconut oil – 2 teaspoons
  • Curry leaves - a few

How to make Olan / Pumpkins with Cream of Coconut

  1. Peel off the skin, remove the seeds and fibre part and then cut the pumpkin into thin square pieces.
  2. Soak the peas overnight, boil it in pressure cooker and keep aside.
  3. Boil the pumpkin pieces with thin coconut milk and slit green chillies. Don’t over boil them. When they are just cooked, add the boiled peas and thick coconut milk.
  4. Mix well and after a minute turn off the stove and remove the pan from the stove. Add coconut oil, salt and curry leaves. (Salt should be added only after switching off the stove)

Reviews for Olan / Pumpkins with Cream of Coconut (1)

Hiral Savla2 years ago

Boiled dish, looks healthy and yum
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