1. Mathanga Erissery is also a Sadya delicacy. As the name says its main ingredients are Pumpkin (mathanga) and Brown Peas (Van Payar).
  2. First of all, clean brown peas and Cook it enough.(70%)
  3. Next clean pumpkin, remove skin  and cut it in to small cubes.
  4. Add pumpkin cubes with the brown peas. and add Turmeric powder, Chilly powder and Salt.
  5. Lts cook it till the pumpkin cooked well
  6. Grind 2 cup Coconut with Cumin seeds and some water to a thick paste
  7. Add coconut paste with cooked vegetables
  8. Now let it cooked for some time.
  9. In a pan heat Oil, add Mustard seeds. When it starts to spurts, add Curry leaves and Dry Red chillies, saute for 1 minute
  10. Add rest Grated coconut and fry it till it reach brown in colour (don’t burn it out)
  11. Add the coconut mixture to the Curry and mix well
  12. Mathanga Erissery is ready