Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Seema Vankaya Perugu Pachadi/Chayote with Yogurt

Chayote/seema vankaya is a sweet Indian melon vegetable........it's sweetness makes it special, the sour taste of curd gives unique taste to this vegetable........


Ingredients:
1chayote(peeled and cut in cubes), 2cups yogurt, 1/4onion(roughly chopped), 1/4tsp.turmeric, 1/2tsp.urad dal, 1/2tsp.jeera and mustard each, 1spring curry leaves, 1/2tsp.oil, 1tsp.coconut(shredded), 2green chillies(adjust as per spice levels), salt to taste.

Paste: coarsely grind the coconut and green chillies and it keep it aside.

In a pan heat oil, once it is hot add urad dal, mustard and jeera once they start to splutter add curry leaves and onions and fry til the onions are translucent. Now add the chyote cubes, salt and turmeric powder and cook on medium heat, covered with lid, until the chyote is tender, once they are cooked add the ground paste and fry for a min., and allow it to cool for a while(if it is hot the yogurt breaks), once it is cooled add curd and mix well and serve it with steamed rice............


8 yummies:

Sangeetha Subhash said...

First time here,U have cute space with delicious & unique recipes...dosa and curry looks awesome!!!I loved ur gobi manchurian!!!Keep rocking...

Sushma Mallya said...

Hi prasu...u got a very delicious lovely blog with many yummy recipes...i tried to comment on that gobi machurian the other day but couldnt ...it looks superb and liked the recipe as well...thanks for joining in..do keep in touch..take care

Padma said...

Ada dosa looks delicious ... one of the healthiest dosa ... pachadi with chayote looks yummy... thanks for visiting my blog and leaving your comments... you have a nice space here.. would love to visit more... u too keep visiting... have included your blog in my blogroll... happy blogging :)

Pavithra said...

Ada dosa looks so delicious our fav too..

Gulmohar said...

Ada dosa is my hubby's favorite and it looks yummy :-)Thanks for visiting our site.Will be back often :-)

Prathibha said...

first time here...u hv a lovely blog with nice recipes n pics..

Shri said...

Dosa looks absolutely delicious Prasu and I love Chayote and chayote yogurt looks great

godtold said...

new recipe for me. thanks

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