Thursday 10 December 2015


Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15-20 minutes
Serves: 4-6

Image result for chappan kadduIngredients:
500 gms chappan kaddu (summer squash)
1 tbsp desi ghee/clarified butter or refined oil
1 onion chopped green chili chopped
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp degi mirch
1/4 tsp dry mango powder
1 tsp dhania powder
1 tsp catch sabzi masala
salt to taste
chopped coriander for garnishing


  1. Peel and wash summer squash , then cut it into desired shape.
  2. Heat ghee in a kadahi (wok) and add cumin seeds, when they start to crackle add chopped onion and green chilies to it , cook for a while and then add summer squash,salt and turmeric powder to it and mix well.
  3. Cook under lid for 2-3 minutes on low flame.
  4. Check if any water is required , if needed add 1/4 cup water and cook further for 7-8 minutes stirring occasionally or till it becomes tender (if required add 1-2 tbsp water but don't make it too watery).
  5. Add rest of the spices and mix well and cook for 2 more minutes stirring continuously.
  6. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot with daal and chapati.

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