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How To Make Ridged Squash Or Turia Dishes

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A GARDEN GROWN LUFFA/ TURIA or SPECIALITY SQUASH FROM SAN DIEGO, IS CONVERTED TO TWO DISHES by ONEMAN SHOW 'S EFFORTS. HOPE YOU ENJOY THEM TOO.
Ingredients
For ridged squash
  Squash 1 Large, peeled and slice to large pieces
  Bread slice 20 Gram, ground
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Corn meal 1 Tablespoon
  Italian seasoning 2 Tablespoon
  Parmesan cheese 20 Gram, powdered
  Butter milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
For turia patra
  Squash 2 Cup (32 tbs), peeled and chopped
  Mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Fenugreek 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dry red chilies 2 , chopped
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Asafoetida 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Patra vegetarian delight 300 Gram
  Lime juice 1 Teaspoon
Directions

FOR RIDGED SQUASH
MAKING
1. In a bowl, add bread crumbs, flour, corn meals, Italian seasonings and parmesan cheese powder. Mix well and set aside.
2. In another bowl, pour buttermilk.
3. In a skillet over medium heat, pour olive oil and heat it.
4. Dredge the squash slices in buttermilk and then in dredging mix.
5. Put them on hot pan and fry on both sides until golden brown.

SERVING
6. Serve the Ridged Squash with your favorite dish.

FOR TURIA PATRA
MAKING
1. In a dish, put the chopped squash and place inside the microwave oven for 2 minutes.
2. In a pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add mustard, fenugreek, dry red chilies, cumin seeds, asafetida and sauté them well.
3. Add in the squash and season with coriander powder, red chili powder and salt.
4. Pour in the water and stir well. Cover the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes.
5. In a bowl, put patra vegetarian delight and place it in the microwave oven to defrost.
6. Fold in the patra into the curried squash and mix well.
7. Transfer it to a dish. Pour in the lime juice and gently toss altogether.

SERVING
8. Serve the Turia Patra dish with Indian wheat bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Gujarati
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Indian Pan-Fried Ridge Squash and Curried Ridge Squash Steamed In Banana Leaf
How often have you squirmed with disgust at the mention of ridged squash dishes? Chef Bhal Dave presents two no-fail recipes using ridged squash that could be your savior on real lazy days. Easy and effortless, these recipes barely takes any time to cook. Just grab your pots and pans and start cooking right away and treat your family and friends to something unique today.

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