Ash gourd/poosanikai/white pumkin - grated 1 cup
Curd 1/2 cup
Salt as needed
Coconut,grated 1/4 cup
Green chillies 3 - 5
Jeera/cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Water as needed
Oil 1 tsp
Mustard 3/4 tsp
Urad dal 1 tsp
Curry leaves 1 sprig
Asafoetida 2 pinches
Remove the seeds and centre soft part of the ash gourd and peel off the skin too. Grate it.
Take it in a microwave-able bowl and cook for 4 minutes in high.
Make sure you stir in between twice.
Grind the items given under `To grind` table to a smooth paste and mix it with the cooked ash gourd.
After cooled down,mix in the curd.
Temper with the items given under `To temper` table and mix well.
Serve as an accompaniment for rice!