SQUASH FRY / PORIYAL

ImageButternut pumpkin , is a type of a winter squash. It has a sweet, nutty taste similar to that of a pumpkin. it has yellow skin and orange fleshy pulp. It is a good source of fibre, vitamin A,C and E.

Image The fruit is prepared by removing the skin, stalk and seeds which are not usually eaten or cooked. Squash fry is easy to cook and very delicious.even kids will enjoy the taste .

INGREDIENTS:

Butternut Squash.   : 3/4

Green Chillies.         : 5

Coconut.                  : 2 tblsp

TO TEMPER:

Mustard seeds.        : 2 tsp

Turmeric.                  : 1 tsp

Asafoetida.               : A pinch

Curry Leaves.           : 1 sprig

Oil.                            : To Temper

METHOD:

Cut Squash into small cubes ( size of paneer cubes ) and keep aside. Heat oil in a pan and add Muster seeds, Turmeric, Asafoetida, Curry leaves and Green chillies.

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Add sliced squash and fry for 30 sec and then add little water to the squash and cook till it get soft. When it’s done add coconut and serve hot with chappathi / roti / rice.

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Enjoy the delicious squash fry which can be prepared in minutes.

You can add or reduce Green chillies according to your taste. I like my dish to be little spicy , that’s y I added 5 nos of Green chillies.

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