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Gingery Acorn Squash and Potato Subzi Recipe

Gingery Acorn Squash and Potato Subzi is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 26 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Simmer Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1 - acorn squash, peeled and cubed into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 - medium potatoes, cubed and zapped in the microwave with a couple of tablespoons of water for five minutes
  • 1 tsp - canola or other vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 12-15 - Curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp - grated Ginger
  • 2 - dry Red Chillies
  • 1 - medium onion, diced
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric
  • How to Make Gingery Acorn Squash and Potato Subzi:

    1. Heat the oil. Add the mustard seeds and, when they pop, add the onion, curry leaves and red chillies.
    2. Saute until the onion turns translucent. Now add the turmeric and ginger and saute for another minute.
    3. Add the cubed acorn squash, stir to coat with the spices, then add 1/2 cup of water. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat to a simmer, cover with a lid and let it cook for about 7-10 minutes or until the squash is fork-tender.
    4. Add the cooked, cubed potatoes and stir well together. Add salt to taste.
    5. Garnish with some mint or some coriander, if desired.
    6. Serve hot.


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