Thursday, February 12, 2009

Seemebadanekai(Chayote Squash) Chutney





INGREDIENTS:

Seemebadane (Chayote Squash) 2 peeled and cubed.

Green chili 1

Tamarind 2 tsp

Jaggery small piece

Turmeric ¼ tsp

Mustard 1 tsp

Hing a pinch

Curry leaves 1 strand

Red chili 3 small

Urad dal 1 tblsp

Oil 1 tsp

Coconut 1 cup

Salt to taste


METHOD:

1) Heat oil in a pan, add urad dal, red chili and fry for 2 mins and set aside.

2) In the same pan add cubed squash and drizzle some water. Cover and cook for 2 mins.

3) Add turmeric, Tamarind water, and jaggery, salt and cook until squash is cooked.

4) Now grind squash mixture and fried urad mixture with coconut. (Do not add water).

5) Season it with mustard, hing and curry leaves.

6) This chutney can be served with hot rice, dosa and idly.


This goes to "Chutney/Dip Mania" hosted by Ramya of Mane Adige.




13 comments:

Asha said...

I made Zucchini chutney y'day, was so yummy. Seemebadanekai chutney gives me another yummy chutney, thanks P. Good one! :)

Happy cook said...

Wowo i didn't eve know we could make chutney with chayote.
Chutney looks so yumm.

Vani said...

Would not have thought of making chutney with seemebadnekai. SOunds and looks great, Pavithra!

Ashwini said...

i was thinking of making this for weekend..Love this chutney...looks yumm

Priya said...

Lovely chutney...looks great Pavithra:)

veggie belly said...

Ive seen quite a few chutneys using vegetables recently. I'm very intrigued. Another great way to incorporate vegetables into ones diet!

Sujatha said...

I'm hearing a lot about this chutney lately.. Your chutney looks delicious.. I would love to try it..

Nithya Praveen said...

This looks yummy.Great with dosas:)

Raaga said...

This looks great. I made some chutney of sorts... thuvayal... with this.

http://chefatwork.blogspot.com/2008/11/bengaloor-katrikkai-chowchow-thuvayal.html

vidhas said...

lovley chutney, my mom makes this in the same way. Grab your award from my blog.

Varsha Vipins said...

Squash is always a delish..chutney looks yum Pavitra..:)

Uma said...

Even though I make chutneys with different veggies, never made a chutney out of chayote. I usually make dal/curry with it. Chutney looks so mouth-watering. Next time I get chayote, I am going to try this chutney for sure :D

Pavithra Kodical said...

@ Asha, Thank you asha akka..I will try zucchini chutney next time :)

@ happy cook, Vani,Veggie belly, Uma
Thank you, Do try this is my mom's recipe :)

@Vidhas, Thank you dear for the lovely award :)

@ Ashwini, Priya, Sujatha, Nithya,Raaga,Varsha, Uma

Thank you all for dropping by, I am glad you all liked this recipe.