Nethi Beerakaya - Silk Squash Chutney

1 medium size cup silk squash/nethi beerakaya pieces
cumin seeds - 1 tbsp
15 green chillies or as per your taste
small lemon sized tamarind, soak in little water to make it soft
1/4bunch coriander
salt as per taste
garlic pods - 4
2 tbsp oil

For Garnishing:
2 tbsp finely chopped onions

In a pan, add 1 tbsp oil and when it is hot, add silk squash or nethi beerakaya pieces and fry for 2min
Now add green chillies to the pan and fry them till both green chillies and silk squash pieces are soft
 Now add chopped coriander to the pan and fry till coriander gets cooked
 Now add soaked tamarind to the pan
Mix well and fry for 5 more min. Switch off the heat and set it aside to cool
In a Mixie jar, add garlic pods, salt and cumin seeds
Grind it coarsely (it takes 2 pulses)
Now add squash mixture to the mixie jar
Grind coarsely. It takes 3 rounds in a mixie/blender. Transfer the chutney into a bowl
Garnish with finely chopped onion. No need to add seasoning to this chutney
Goes very well with hot rice and ghee combo, as dip for chips, vada, gaarelu, bajji, dosa and Idli. The taste is simply out of this world!

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