to grind raw: Grind together grated coconut, cumin seeds, red chilli and shallots. Grind it to a fine paste and set aside
Soak the vanpayar overnight and filter the water. take it in a cooker and add water, turmeric powder and chilli powder. pressure cook it for 3-4 whistles.
open and together add pumpkin, drumstick, chopped tomatoes and salt.
mix well and let it boil until vegetables are cooked well.
Now add the ground masala to the cooked vegetables. Mash it slightly
Let it boil for five more minutes for the raw smell of masala goes off.
For seasoning: Heat coconut oil in a pan, crackle mustard seeds and add curry leaves, red chilli and chopped shallots. Add a pinch of salt for the onions to get fried well. Fry it until onions are brown.
Add the seasoning to the curry