Have you tried this Easy, Healthy Pumpkin Blossom Stir Fry?
Hope all moms had a wonderful Mother’s day! I had a fantastic one…My cuties pampered me with breakfast in bed and gave me best surprise gifts, even though my hubby was out of town. I really appreciate my kids efforts. I think the biggest reward I receive as a mother is when my kids make correct choices or do something above and beyond.
There is a surprising number of blooms that are a true delight to eat and they offers several nutritional benefits. Frying pumpkin flowers-blossoms and chopping them in salad is a popular way, but here I am sharing easy, healthy stir fry with pumpkin blossom straight from my garden. Don’t worry! If you didn’t grow your own pumpkin plant, pay a visit to your local farmer’s market and pick up some fresh blossoms, and cook up this easy stir fry for a truly healthy and delicious treat! Enjoy!
Mathappoo Thoran Recipe-Pumpkin Blossom Stir Fry Recipe-Pumpkin Flower Stir Fry-Kerala Style
Pumpkin Flowers /Mathappoo : 1 cup (chopped)
Grated Coconut : 1 tbsp
Cumin Seeds : a pinch
Turmeric Powder : couple of pinches
Curry Leaves : few
Salt to taste
How to make Mathappoo Thoran – Pumpkin Blossom Stir Fry:
2. Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds; add cumin seeds, crushed garlic, dried red chillies and curry leaves, give a quick stir.
3. Add the chopped flowers and grated coconut mixture and mix well.
4. Add the turmeric powder, at this point; flowers will shrink into 1/4th of the initial quantity. Cook for 2 mins or until its dry.Serve hot with steamed rice and Enjoy!
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