Pattypan Squash Pickle

20 Apr

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Pattypan Squash Pickle.

Pattypan squash is a squash with round and scalloped edges. Here, pattypan squash is chopped up and mixed with spices and red chili powder to make instant pickle. This pickle can be served with steamed rice or with dosa etc..
Makes: around a Cup of Pattypan Squash Pickle.

Ingredients:

Pattypan Squash 1
Red Chili Powder 1 Tbsp
Mustard Seeds 1 Tbsp
Salt 1/2 Tbsp
Oil 4 – 6 Tbsps

Method of preparation:

Wash and pat dry pattypan.
Remove ends and finely chop the pattypan squash.

In a mixing bowl, mix together red chili powder, mustard seeds powder and salt.
Stir in chopped pattypan squash and oil.
Mix thoroughly and leave aside for couple of minutes.
Serve pattypan squash pickle with steamed rice or with dosa etc..
Notes: Make sure to adjust salt if necessary.

Suggestions: Chop pattypan squash into big chunks if you want to store the pickle for more than couple of days.
Variations: You can also add a pinch of roasted fenugreek seeds powder if you wish.
Other Names: Pattypan Squash Pickle.

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4 Responses to “Pattypan Squash Pickle”

  1. Priya April 21, 2011 at 12:36 am #

    Very unique and spicy pickle tempts me a lot..

  2. shahi April 21, 2011 at 2:51 pm #

    whats this veg called in telugu……………
    pattypan?

  3. Raveena April 25, 2011 at 2:05 pm #

    Dear Talimpu,
    I have never tasted Pattypan Squash. Please let me know if it is sour in taste or how does it taste like?

    Thanks,
    Raveena.

  4. Raveena May 7, 2011 at 4:55 pm #

    I tried this today. It was like dosa avakaya but lacked the sourness. I would add some lemon juice to it next time.

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