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Tamil style Poosanikkai Thayir Pachadi Recipe , Ash Gourd Raita. Easy Poosanakkai thayir pachadi.

  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 3 servings 1x


  • 2 cups diced white pumpkin, ash gourd
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • ¼ teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 2 dried red chillies, broken roughly
  • a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ a cup of plain curd / yogurt


  1. Heat oil in a pan and add in the mustard seeds, curry leaves, dried red chillies and asafoetida (hing). Let the mustard seeds splutter. Add in the diced pumpkin and salt. Add in a half a cup of water and boil for 5 minutes. Switch off the flame.
  2. Take a bowl and add in the curd and half a cup of water. Whisk well to combine. Add it to the pan and mix well.
  3. Serve with rice.
  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Category: Lunch
  • Cuisine: Tamilnadu
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