Thursday, 2 February 2012

Sweet and sour Butternut squash curry


Butternut squash/ pumpkin - 1 lb cut in cubes

Ginger grated- 1tblsp
Green chill- 2 no. Chopped finely
Cumin & coriander powder ½ tsp eash
Hing a pinch
Salt as per the taste
Oil- 1tblsp
Dried Red chilly -2 nos
Haldi powder – ¼  tsp
Cumin seeds- ½ tsp
Dried Basil leaves & oregano- 1 tsp (optional)
Lemon juice- 1 tblsp or according to your taste
Sugar- ½ tsp


Take a small bowl. Add 1tblsp water in to it. Put coriander cumin powder, red chilly powder, haldi, basil & oregano & mix well to make a thin paste.
Heat oil in a pan. Add red chillies & cumin seeds. Let the cumin seeds splutter. Add hing, grated ginger & green chillies. Sauté for 10 sec. Then add the previously done spice paste. Mix well. Now add the pumpkin cubes. Add salt & mix well. Sprinkle some water & cover the lid. Let it cook for 8-10 min till soft. Then add sugar & mix well. Switch off the flame. Then add the lemon juice & mix well. Serve  hot with rice & roti as a side dish.

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Sravs said...

super delicious curry !!

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NiVi said...

colorful and spicy gravy...

Aarthi said...

yummy curyy


maha said...

looks colorful and yummy spicy gravy...

Indrani said...

Nice preperation, Pranati..thanks for linking it to my event

Rosh said...

Wow! that looks delicious!! Never tried squash before. This seems like a good recipe to start with :)

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