Silk Squash Chutney / Nethi Birakaya Pachadi


Silk Squash Chutney / Nethi Birakaya Pachadi

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Serving Size: 1 cup full


  • 1 no Nethi Birakaya / Silk Squash
  • 5 Green Chillies
  • 1/2 lime size Tamarind
  • 1 pinch Turmeric Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • For Popu :
  • 3 Red Chillies
  • 1/2 sp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 sp Menthulu / Fenugreek Seeds
  • 1/2 sp Urad Dal
  • 1 pinch Inguva
  • 3 sp Oil


  1. Wash and soak tamarind in little water & keep aside, wash nethi birakaya and cut into small pieces & keep aside
  2. Heat 2 sp oil in a pan add popu ingredients and fry, next add green chillies & fry for 1 min on low flame then remove from the pan.
  3. Add 1 sp oil to the same pan add chopped pieces and fry them until they become soft, let it cool for some time.
  4. Grind the fried popu, green chillies, salt, turmeric powder & tamarind along with little water, lastly add silk squash pieces and grind slightly.
  5. Remove from the jar and transfer into a serving bowl, nethi birakaya pachadi is ready to serve, serve with hot rice and ghee.



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