Monday, October 4, 2010

Butternut Squash Pulusu (Stew)


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Normally pulusu(stew) is a authentic andhra dish of a vegetable like pumpkin,sweet potato or bottle gourd(loki) with tamarind based gravy n spices. It has a slight tangy n sweet flavor n excellant with rice.

This dish is cooked very often in andhra pradesh the southern state of india n people usually have this stew with rice that is served with a topping of ghee(clarified butter) and accompanied with plain toor dal(known as mudda pappu in telugu).

Ingredients:
  • 3 cups diced butternut squash (1 inch chucks)
  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 1/2 cups diced tomatos
  • 1/2 conentrated tamarind pulp in 1/2 cup warm water
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • salt to taste
For tempering
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/8 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 3 green chilli
  • pinch of hing
  • 1 spring curry leaves
Cooking Procedure

Wash n peel the butternut squash n cut them to large 1 inch chucks n keep aside

Dissolve 2 tbsp of rice flour in 1 cup water n keep aside.

Pressure cook the butternut squash,onion,turmeric with 3 cups water for one whistle n off the stove n let it cool.

Open the cooker n on medium flame add tomotoes, tamarind pulp,sugar n salt n let it cook till tomato becomes lightly soft,now add the rice flour water n check the consistency n can also add little water if required n cook for another 3 minutes.It will thicken slowly.

Prepare the tempering heat 1 tsp oil,then add mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds n hing once mustard start splutter add the curry leaves n green chillis n stir for 30 seconds n add this tempering to the cooker n let it boil for 1 minute.Your pulusu is ready.

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Tags: Butternut Squash, Stew,Easy Recipe


55 comments:

♥Aps♥ said...

Butternut ne time... this luks super :)

Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious pulusu






Dr.Sameena Prathap
said...

Hi Satya,

A simple and good one...

Dr.Sameena@

www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com

kanthi said...

Pulusu looks mouth watering sathya.what happened to your bread uthappam recipes pix,why dont u upload them..

Nithu Bala said...

Simple yet yummy recipe Satya..

Kairali sisters said...

Never ever thought of cooking butternut squash this way, great idea Satya....

Paaka Shaale said...

The pulusu looks so yummy satya. And it's so easy to prepare as well. Great recipe!!!

Umm Mymoonah said...

This curry looks so delish, awesome recipe.

Sushma Mallya said...

Looks yum, have to try butternut squash once...

Nandini said...

What a yummy pulusu! It's very healthy and nice!

Priya (elaichii) said...

We call it Puli kozhambu in Tamil nadu. made the same one over the weekend. it tastes gr8 with yogurt rice also.
Check out mine for a curried butternut squash soup, perfect for the fall!

Umm Mymoonah said...

Thank you Sathya for linking this delicious recipe to Any One Can Cook.

Arti said...

Looks very delicious..
Is it Bhopla??

Sarah Naveen said...

Perfect curry with a fall veg..loved it..yummy!!

Swathi said...

Looks delicious. Nice curry with sweet butternut squash.

Santosh Bangar said...

UR CURRY IS FABULOUS AS OTHERS LOOKS DELICIOUS

Harini said...

mouthwatering pulusu...

aipi said...

What a beautiful looking stew..love butternut n this recipe is a keeper..thanks for sharing Satya!

US Masala

kitchen queen said...

yummy and tasty pulusu.

sinfullyspicy said...

never used butternut squash..your stew looks very inviting.

Suja Sugathan said...

Never tried butternut squash pulusu..this looks delicious.must try.

Yummy Team said...

Never cooked butternut squash before. This stew looks really yummy..

Regarding your question about vindaloo, you can try the veggie version using potatoes, carrots, cauliflower etc. Heres one interesting recipe..

http://veganchickie.com/2010/03/31/vegetable-vindaloo/

meeso said...

Nice recipe for squash, looks delicious!

Vrinda said...

Yummy n tangy curry...new to me,will giv a try..

Priya said...

Interesting stew with butternut sqash, awesome stew..

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Wonderful stew. Love these tangy dishes !!!

Nisha said...

What a lovely recipe to use Squash i'm going to try this one

Krishnaveni said...

looks delicious sathya, must be healthy as well, great

Ananda Rajashekar said...

pulusu, with warm rice and ghee super yum....loving ur recipe :)

Cooking Blog Indexer said...

squash pulusu looks yummy dear...

simply.food said...

Hearty and delicious perfect for the cold winter days.

simply.food said...

Hearty and delicious perfect for the cold winter days.

simply.food said...

Hearty and delicious perfect for the cold winter days.

Smitha said...

I love pulusu anytime...especially during winter months and gummadikaya pulusu is a family fav..tempting click!

Madhura Manoj said...

Simple & delish recipe..!

ayushthecook said...

I am going to try it this weekend sounds and looks delicious - what is it best served with = rice, dosa , chahpathi?

Silence Sings said...

Ver very healthy..but I will not make it...because I don't like butternut squash...:((

sonu said...

looks yum.we dont add rice flour and instead sugar we add jaggery..rest is same..love this stew !

women-wisdom.com said...

Fantastic stew with butternut. I love to have it right now hot with ghee topping and rice.

Hamsamalini Chandrasekaran,
http://indianyummykitchen.blogspot.com

jeyashrisuresh said...

stew with buternut squash sounds delicious. very new recipe to me

NIDHYA said...

Mouthwatering stew.

Aaha Oho

Moogie said...

Yum... I love butternut squash.

Smita Srivastava said...

Looks so yummy n inviting !!!

Biny Anoop said...

Hey satya....thx for ur invitation....indeed its a beautiful space and i am going to be here often.positive abt it.Me too started cooking after my marriage...and its 5 yrs now.....I love it and i am learning daily from all my family,frens and my fellow bloggers......I make buttersq curry....but will surely try this style and of course the apne des ka pizza...are next on the menu
take care
Biny

PriyaVaasu said...

Looks Delicious!!! I normally make sambar with them!!!!

chaitrali pathak said...

looks super fabulous and yummy

PJ said...

HI Satya.Nice side dish.Just wondering if the butternut would taste sweet in this dish?

An Open Book said...

Thats a brilliant way of using butternut squash...

Vidhya said...

new recipe to me Satya...

Anu said...

Lovely Recipe...i have a surprise for you in my blog..

sanjeeta kk said...

Butternut squash Pulusu looks delicious and tempting.

Jay said...

healthy n superb recipe..looks so good n inviting...

Tasty Appetite

Jaisy James said...

looks superr dear

Magic of Spice said...

Wow, I have never heard of this dish...but it looks wonderful. Great flavors :)

Akila said...

lovely squash dear....

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