Monday, April 18, 2011

Seeme Badnekaayi palya/ Spiced Chayote Squash

This is a very simple, quick recipe.It goes very well with Chapathi and Rice.
  • 4 SeemeBadne kaayi / Chayote Squash
  • 1 Medium Onion chopped
  • 2-3 Green Chilies chopped ( to taste)
  • few Curry leaves
  • 2-3 tbsp grated Coconut( optional)
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp Black Gram dal /Urid dal
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • salt to taste

  • Peel and cut the SeemeBadne kayi in to halves , take off the middle part ( seed) then finely chop.
  • Heat the Oil in Pan, add Mustard seeds, Urid dal, Chopped Green chilies, Curry leaves and Turmeric powder.Saute until Urid dal turns light brown.
  • Now add the chopped Seemebadne kaayi, chopped Onion and  salt to taste, cover and cook until soft.Keep stirring in between.
  • Add grated Coconut and mix well.
  • Serve hot with Chapathi, Rice and Rasum.

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