High blood pressure and Butternut - Poosanikai.


Lord of Penmai
Jul 5, 2011
High blood pressure and Butternut - Poosanikai.

Butternut squash pumkin or poosanikaii a powerful source of beta-carotene, with one cup providing 96% of the recommended daily allowance. The body converts beta-carotene into vitamin A. which is good for reducing the high blood pressure

Pumkin Chutney Recipe

• 1 cup Pumkin (peeled & diced)
• 1 small Apple (peeled & diced)
• 1 tsp Coriander Leaves (chopped)
• 1 tsp Lemon Juice
• 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
• 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
• 1 tbsp Sugar
• Salt to taste
. 4 pearl garlic

How to make Pumpkin Chutney:
• Put pumkin ,garlic and apple pieces in a pan. Add enough water to cover the contents. Also add turmeric powder to it and cook until both get soft.
• Turn off the flame and roughly mash the pieces with a potato masher. Do not make pasty, allow small pieces to remain.
• Now add sugar and resume cooking till sugar gets dissolved.
• Once excess moisture evaporates, add chili, salt and mix well.
• Turn off the flame. Let the chutney cool and then add chopped coriander and lemon juice to it.
• Pumkin Chutney is ready to serve. Rice, chappati or uppuma are correct choice for this chutney


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