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Butternut Fry

As far as i know most people are trying to include more veggies to their diet and to ensure that the family eat these veggies one has to come up with innovative ideas to prepare the regular veggies. In my quest to share with you interesting ways in which to prepare your daily vegetables, i have chosen Butternut for this week.

 Butternut Fry

25ml cooking oil

7ml cumin seeds

1clove finely sliced garlic

1-2 dried red chillies

 375ml finely sliced butternut

75ml water

7ml salt


  1. Peel and slice butternut into small pieces
  2. Heat oil in a shallow pan, and add the cumin seeds, garlic and dry chillies and allow the spices to crackle and pop
  3. Lower heat and add the sliced butternut cover the pan and allow the butternut to cook till they are soft and tender, adding water as required
  4. Remove lid season with salt, and turn the heat off and allow to cook for a further 3-4 minutes
  5. Serve as a vegetable dish with a vegetarian meal or as a side vegetable with any meat dish, serve it any which way you want to and it is sure to be a winner






Comments: 2

  • Sous Chef


    Butternut is one of my favourite veggies, you can do so much with it.

    • Healthy Vegetarian Foods


      Hi Sue, yes it is an excellent vegetable

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