Wattakka Kalu Pol (Pumpkin curry)

Wattakka Kalu Pol (Pumpkin Curry)
  • Yield : 6
  • Servings : 5
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 10m
  • Ready In : 20m

Wattakka Kalu Pol – Kalu pol we used as a Thickening  and flavoring  agent to the food.it bland with pumpkin well.you make cucumber,kakiri as well.this is a combination of rice and coconut fry in very slow fire.pumpkin you find every weir in sri lanka.and easy of cooking, pumpkin dishes give high value to sri lankna ayuradic cooking.


  • 1 onion sliced
  • some garlic and ginger pest
  • 1 green chili sliced
  • Rampe / Karapincha
  • 250 Yellow pumpkin
  • Kalu pol Mixture ( rice and coconuts)
  • 100 ml thick coconut milk
  • 50 ml water
  • 1/2 tsp fenugreek
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbs chili powder
  • 1, 1/2 roasted curry powder
  • salt , pepper


Step 1

cut the pumpkin to to cubes,prepired all other Ingredients before.

Step 2

mean while make the kalupol mixture,(roasted grated coconut and roasted raw rice pound together to a smooth powder.

Step 3

add all Ingredients to the clay pot with pumpkin,mixed it well,add some water too.

Step 4

cook for few minutes,mean while mixed kalupol mixture with think coconut extract ,add to the curry .

Step 5

allow to cook for another few minutes,season with salt and pepper.

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  1. posted by Anuruddha Ekanayake on February 17, 2013

    write sinhala language..

  2. posted by Zafar Mustafa Siddiqi on February 17, 2013

    Very tasty Kalu pol pumkin curry and ready in short time full of aroma and taste I like to eat with rice and achcharu and salted fried green chilly.

  3. posted by Naveen Chaturanga on February 18, 2013

    good recypy…..

  4. posted by Natalie Punchihewa on February 21, 2013

    I s it 1 1/2 table spoons of curry powder or 1 1/2 TSP.

  5. posted by Nadisha Liyanage on March 18, 2013

    Is it TBS or TSP of 1 1/2 roasted curry powder? and how much kalu pol mixture pls?


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