3 Coyote Squash - Bangalore Vankaye
3 Green chilies
Few Curry Leaves
3 tsp. Nuvupodi
Coyote squash is a water vegetable like bottle gourd so, the amount will shrink after cooking.
Fry sesame seeds in a skillet, let cool and grind to powder.
Peel and cut squash into small pieces. Sprinkle some water add salt and cook in micro oven till the vegetable is soft (about 15 mins). Or squash can be cooked on stove top in a sauce pan with some water. Remove, drain water.
Take 3 tsp of oil in a skillet and make tadka with 1/2 tsp urad day, 1/2 tsp chenna dal, few mustard seeds, jeera, hing and a red chili. Add chopped green chilies and curry leaves and fry for a min. Then add cooked vegetables and cook for a few minutes. Add nuvu podi and 1/4 tsp red chili powder. Mix well and empty into a serving dish.
This is a good side dish with rice.