Butternut Squash Bhaji


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Looking for something simple to make? Then look no further! This dish is quick, healthy and so so delicious!


Ingredients: (Serves 2-4)

1/2 butternut squash (sliced thinly for quick cooking)

1 medium sliced onion (sliced finely)

1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp whole cumin seeds

handful of fresh coriander/cilantro leaves

1 jalapeno pepper or 2-4 thai chillies

1 tablespoon of olive oil


How to:

1. First peel and slice the butternut squash. Wash and drain well.

2.  On medium heat, fry the cumin seeds in a little oil until almost dark brown in colour.

3. Fry the onion until brown

4. Lower the heat a little, and add the spices as above. Allow the spices to blend into the onions for a minute then add a touch of water to form a little paste

5. Add the sliced squash and lower the heat to low. Allow to cook for 5 minutes. 

6.  Add the chillies (sliced or whole, depending on how hot you like it) then put the lid on and cook for a further 5-7 minutes. 

7.  Garnish with fresh coriander/cilantro.



Recipe & image by Sabina Huq





One Response to “Butternut Squash Bhaji”

  1. Thanks for the tasty recipe. Keep it up.

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