Ammbal | How to make Ammbal

By Preeti Kaur  |  28th Sep 2016  |  
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About Ammbal Recipe

Yellow pumpkin in tamarind sauce.

Ammbal is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Preeti Kaur teaches how to make Ammbal step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Ammbal in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 4 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Ammbal at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Ammbal takes 15 minutes for the preparation and 35 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Ammbal is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Ammbal is a good option for you. The flavour of Ammbal is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Ammbal and impress your family and friends.


Ingredients to make Ammbal

  • Yellow pumpkin 1/2 kg cut into pieces
  • onions 2
  • ginger 1 tsp, grated
  • methi seeds 1 tsp
  • Dry red chillies 3
  • Red pepper powder 1/2 tsp
  • Kashmiri lal mirch 1/3 for colour
  • turmeric 1/2 - 1 tsp
  • salt as per taste
  • Garam masala little pinch
  • tamarind 150 gm
  • sugar 1/2 cup
  • mustard Oil 3 tsp

How to make Ammbal

  1. Take a pan and add mustard oil followed by methi seed, dry red chillies.
  2. When methi seeds crackle, add onion and ginger.
  3. Stir onions till the colour becomes golden.
  4. Take a bowl, add red pepper, turmeric, salt, garam masala, and the most important kashmiri lal mirch. Mix all with a little water.
  5. Add this mixture to the onions and saute.
  6. Add pumpkins and cook for 10 minutes with the lid on.
  7. In a bowl, add tamarind with water. Make a tamarind paste, thin and watery.
  8. Add this tamarind and sugar to the pumpkin and cook for another 10-15 minutes.
  9. When pumpkin is soft, mash some pieces of it.
  10. Turn off the gas. Garnish with onion rings.
  11. Serve hot with boiled rice and channa dal.

Reviews for Ammbal (1)

Anuradha sharma2 years ago

wow want to try this dish

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