Dudhi Upkari – A very easy side dish in Konkan cuisine. Best with rice and other accompaniments !!
2 teaspoon oil
½ teaspoon mustard seeds
2 green chilies, slit lengthwise
200 g pumpkin (dudhi / mathanga), gently remove outer skin, pumpkin seeds and cut into 1 – inch thin slices
½ teaspoon salt (or to taste)
In a pan, heat oil on a medium heat. Add mustard seeds. When they splutter, add slit green chillies and saute for 1 minute.
Add pumpkin slices and salt to taste.
Do not add water.
Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 10 minutes or until done / dry in consistency.
Serve as a side dish with Rice, Rasam, Sambar, Gashi ...