Govekayi palya/ Sauted Butternut squash chunks

Ingredients: Serving size 4 adults
Butternut Squash - 1 whole
Coconut flakes - 2 Tbs
Oil - 2 tbs
Green Chilly - 1-2 chopped finely - per your taste
Mustard Seeds - 1 tbs
Urad dal - 1 tbs
Hing - a pinch
Turmeric - 1/8 tbs
Onion - 1/2 cup chopped finely
Water - 1/2 cup
Salt - 1 tbs or to taste
Lemon juice - 1 tbs

You have to carefully peel the skin of the squash. The skin is bit hard and you will to take care not to cut your finger.
Cut into half and use the peeler to remove the skin. Remove the seeds and cut into small chunks.

Heat oil in a pan, Add urad dal, mustard seeds, turmeric and hing. Once the mustard seeds start to splatter, add onion and squash pieces., Add chopped green chilly and salt.
Add water and mix well. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.  Now add the coconut flakes and stir well. Cook until the chunks are tender, stirring occasionally.

Just before turning off the heat, add lemon juice and mix. Check for salt.
Serve hot with rice or roti.
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Saraswati said...

Yummy!! will try to cook this..

Saraswati said...


Eat Right said...

Thanks saraswati.. Please try this recipe and and let me know how much liked it. Enjoy