Jhat Pat Squash Bhaji

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 big or 2 small - pumpkin
  • 3-4 - green chillies, chopped
  • Garlic (use fresh chopped garlic cloves; use about 5 medium sized cloves; chop them into very little pieces)
  • 1 big - onion, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 3-4 tbsp - canola oil

How to Make Jhat Pat Squash Bhaji

  • If using a pumpkin, dice the pumpkin first into medium sized pieces.
  • Do not make the pieces too small.
  • If using a squash, just put the squash in the microwave for about 5-6 minutes with the skin on.
  • This will soften the squash and help you cut it easily.
  • Then dice the squash.
  • It is good to have the skin on as it is full of nutrients.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick frying pan.
  • Set it at medium to medium high heat.
  • Add to this the chopped garlic pieces and the onions and saute till the aroma starts coming and the onions are slightly cooked.
  • Then add the diced squash pieces, the turmeric, the green chillies, and salt.
  • Reduce the heat a little. Stir and saute, and then cover the pan with a lid (to retain the food flavours) and cook for about 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Do not add water to this dish.
  • Serve hot with rice or chapatti.