Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Buttennut Squash and Chickpeas




Ingredients:

  1. Butternut Squash - 1 medium , skin removed and cut into cubes
  2. Black Channa (Kadala)- 1 cup soaked overnight.
  3. Coconut grated - 1/2 cup.
  4. Jeera/cummin seeds- 1/4'th tsp.
  5. turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp.
  6. Green chillies - 5 or 6 slit .
  7. Shallots - 3 sliced.
  8. Curry leaves - 2 springs
  9. mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  10. Oil - 1 tbsp
  11. dry red chilly - 2 broken
Method:
Pressure cook the chickpeas until it is soft .
And butternut squash with a little water and green chillies and pressure cook for 1 more whistle.
Grind the coconut,jeera and turmeric powder to a coarse paste with some water.
Add this ground paste to the cooked channa/squash mix and bring to a simmer.
Make a tadka of mustard seeds,dry red chillies,sliced shallots and curry leaves and pour into the simmering curry .
Turn the flame off and cover the dish and keep for 30 minutes.

1 comment:

  1. Wow.. looks yummm.. Lots of updates ah.. cool.. all the dishes look really yummy :)

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