Saturday, August 4, 2012

Seeme Badane Kai (Chayote squash) Gasi......

Seeme Badane kai  Gasi is a thick curry and can be eaten with rice, Chapati, poori or even with Doda or Idlies..
Things needed :
Seeme Badane kai :1
Fresh grated Coconut: 3 Table spoons.
Green chillies : 3 to 4
Ginger : small pieces.
Jeera : 1/2 Tea spoon.
Turmeric powder: a pinch.
Salt : as required.
Oil or ghee : 1 Tea spoon.
Mustard seeds: 1/2 spoon.
Urd Daal: 1/2 Tea spoon.
Curry leaves: 6 to 8.
Coriander leaves.
Method:
Wash and remove the outer skin of Seeme Badane kai, cut into small pieces and cook them until they are very soft. Grind grated coconut, green chilly, jeera and ginger with little water. Grind till paste, remove from the mixi jar and keep it in a small bowl. Cut coriander leaves and keep it aside.
Now keep a pan on the fire. Add ghee or oil and heat.
Add mustard seeds and urd daal. Let the mustard seeds spurt. Add asafortida and curry leaves to it. Add cooked Seeme badane kai pieces and ground coconut mixture. Put salt and a pinch of turmeric powder. Add little water if required.
Boil for 3 to 4 minutes and put off the gas. Now  add cut coriander leaves and serve Seeme badane kai Gasi with Hot rice and a spoon of fresh ghee on the top.
Note : Must cook the vegetable till its soft.  You can also use beans carrots and potatoes along with Seeme badane kai. No tomato or tamarind should be added to this curry.
Serves : 2 to 3.

3 comments:

  1. Looks good. Am going to try today.

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    1. hello dpka...
      Try seemebadane kai gasi and let me know your opinion ...
      thanks
      Nalini Somayaji..

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  2. Hi, Got to sprout a SeemeBadeneKai, stumbled here via google image search..
    Your pages is one among the first to show up.
    I hope i would be able to harvest and cook, some day :)
    Thanks for the nice write up !

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