This dish with Butternut squash or Red pumpkin is very simple and does not involve onions or tomatoes yet tastes great. Its called Parakikay in Tamil and Gummadikaya in Telugu. This is our all time favorite which goes well with anything.
Here you go for the things needed
Preparation Time : 5 mins
Cooking Time : 20 mins
Cuisine : Andhra
Gumadikaya (Red pumpkin ) - 500 gms
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Dhanai powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds for seasoning
Garlic - 5 pods crushed
Jaggary - 1 tsp
Ground pw- 2 tbsp
Oil - 1 tbsp
ghee - 1 tsp
Method to prepare:
Chop red pumpkin. Heat oil, add mustard, curry leaves, garlic and pumpkin. Put in high flame for it mix well.
Add turmeric, salt, chilli and dhania powder. Mix well and simmer it for 10 mins.
Then add jaggary and cook for few mins. In the end add groundnut powder.Cook for 5 mins
Before bringing it down, add ghee.
This goes well with rotis and rice.
Labels: Andhra Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegetarian Recipes