Stuffed Squash Curry

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Oct. 02, 2013

Best squash curry-Easy to make, delicious and healthy.


Squash 4
Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
For masala
Chick pea flour 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Ginger paste 1 Tablespoon
Garlic paste 1 Tablespoon
Ground peanuts 2 Tablespoon
Sugar 2 Tablespoon (Optional)
Coriander and cumin powder 1 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste
Red chili powder To Taste
Turmeric powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Cooking oil 1 Tablespoon (Optional)
For garnishing
Coriander leaves 1 Tablespoon , chopped



1. Peel the squashes, trim the top and bottom edges and cut the marrow part, keep aside. Slit the squashes in a plus sign, keeping last 1 inch joint.


2. In a mixing bowl, mix together all ingredients of the masala, add oil if the mixture in too dry while mixing.

3. In a pressure cooker, heat oil, add the narrow parts of the squash, stuff the squashes with the masala mixture and place into the cooker. Dump in the left over masala.

4. In the same bowl take water and pour into the cooker, pressure cook over medium heat till you hear about 4 to 5 whistles of pressure release, allow the steam to escape.


5. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with rice or roti.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Ready In: 5 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 263Calories from Fat 140

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.6%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 128 mg5.33%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.7%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 15 g

Protein 7 g14%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet