Thursday, 2 June 2011

Butternut Squash Stir Fry(Side Dish)

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Now coming to my recipe...I always use to think of buying this butternut as i never tried before...but always end up without buying it...
But this time finally I bought and tried with this recipe....even I even need to make soup from butternut.....This stir fry was really can prepare this stir fry also using Pumpkin....

Butternut squash 1/2
Coconut oil/cooking oil 2tsp
Bengal gram lentil 1/2 tsp
Dry Red chilly 1
Mustered 1/2 tsp
turmeric 1/2 tsp
curry leaves 6
Salt to taste
lemon juice 1 tsp

To make paste:

Fresh grated coconut 1/2 cup
Dry Red chilly 3-4
Sesame seed 2TBSP
a pinch of Hing
Tamarind paste 1/2tsp
coconut oil 1tsp to fry

Heat oil in a small pan add hing after 30 seconds add red chilly and sesame fry for a min then mix with coconut and tamarind make a coarse paste .


Take of the skin of butternut,,and cut in to small small cubes(thin) and keep aside..

Heat the oil add urad lentil once it is golden brown add mustered, red chilly,turmeric,curry leaves saute for 2mins

now add chopped butternut,

give a good stir and cover with lid.Cook till the butternut is tender(do not overcook them.
Saute in between to avoid burn. Once the butternut is almost cooked add salt,sugar and lemon juice mix well, now add the coconut paste and saute properly...after 5mins turn of the heat.

The Butternut Squash stir fry is ready to serve.I like to have this with hot rice and coconut oil.....yummy....


  1. This is so inviting and your pics are just worth drooling…yum
    US Masala

  2. Thats sooo tempting and delicious stir fry, would love with curd rice..

  3. this looks wonderful delicious flavours

  4. Droolworthy stir fry!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  5. i make somethg similar with pumpkin- the stir fry looks good !

  6. The layout style of your article is so amazing and very gorgeous. Is that this a paid theme or did you modify it yourself?. Anyway, the recipe given in your article looks delicious and I think I can do it. I want to try this one for our dinner and I'm sure my son will like this because he loved the squash. Thank you for sharing this one!.

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