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Chayote with Sesame seeds

6 Sep

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Benguluru Vankaya Nuvvula Kura

Ingredients:

Chayote 1
Green chillies 2-4
Sesame Seeds 2-4 tbsps
Salt to taste

Talimpu:

Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Urad dal 2 tsps
Broken red chillies 4
Oil 1 tsbp

Method of preparation:

Wash and cut chayote into half.
Remove seed and chop chayote into 1 inch cubes.

Remove stems and wash green chillies.
Grind green chillies and sesame seeds into somewhat coarse paste using little water.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When seeds start to splutter, add chayote cubes and salt.
Cook covered in medium flame for 5 minutes or until the cubes are soft.

Then add the ground sesame paste and stir fry for a minute or two.
Serve hot with white rice.

Notes:
Add curry leaves and hing in talimpu if you have.