Tuesday, June 19, 2012

bottle gourd Pickle

bottle gourd Pickle
our family back home is a meat family they like meat even in their breakfasts. but in  hot summer  you need some thing to cool down the effect of your meat dishes ,and I remember we make this cooling and refreshing pickle more often. you can say it’s the perfect companion to our  spicy meat dishes. so here you go one perfect side dish /pickle just for you.


  1 bottle gourd/opo squash/
2-cup plain yogurt
1 tbsp mustard seeds
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp red chili powder
2 tbsp crushed garlic
Salt and pepper 
some fresh herbs for garnishing

Peel and cut opo squash in slices and steam them or boil
them. Until soft but farm.
green opo squash

Remove the extra water, and sprinkle salt pepper mustard
seeds turmeric powder and  Chili powder.

Whisk yogurt and crush garlic and add opo squash mix.

Serve cold with any meat dished before serving sprinkle fresh herbs of your choice.
Use within 1 week.

1 comment:

  1. Wow mouthwatering and very tasty looking recipe. I will definitely try this at home. Have you tried Pakistani Cooking Recipes I love all Pakistani Recipes and mostly the appetizers by zarnak sidhwa recipes