Mathanga Olan

This is a famous kerala dish made with sweet pumpkin. This can be prepared easily in less time and is considered as a compulsory side dish in Malayali “Sadya”.


1. Pumpkin – 250 gms.

2. Green chillies – 4.

3. Turmeric powder – 1 tsp.

4. Coconut oil – 2 tsp.

5. Curry leaves – one strand.

6. Salt – as required.


1. Cut pumpkin into small pieces and cook it by adding turmeric powder, green chillies and required salt.

2. Once it is cooked add curry leaves.

3. Switch off the stove and add coconut oil to it.

This dish goes well with rice. The above dish serves 4 people easily.

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