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Squash Varieties

(Gourds, Melons, Pumpkin, Ashgourd, Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Acorn Squash, Butternut Squash, Spaghetti Squash, Bottlegourd)

All the plant species from the Cucurbita genus are referred to as gourds or squashes. These include pumpkins, American squash varieties like acorn squash, yellow squash, zucchini, spaghetti squash etc, cucumbers, melons and Asian gourds like bottle gourd, ash gourd,ridge gourd, ivy gourd, pointed gourd, snake gourd etc. Most of these are fruits but they do not have any sweetness or some have a mild sweetness. Hence they are consumed as vegetables when matured. Most of these can be consumed raw. Because of their mild flavor they are also used to make many sweet dishes around the world.

I have shared some recipes made with different squashes. You may try the same recipe with different squashes.

Acorn Squash

Acorn Squash Poriyal Acorn Squash Poriyal

Butternut Squash

Butternut Squash Sambhar Butternut Squash Sambhar

Opo Squash (Bottle Gourd)

Bottlegourd Laddu Sorakkai Kurma (Bottle Gourd Korma) Lauki Sabzi (Bottle gourd Curry) Bottle Gourd Bread
Doodhi ka Halwa (Bottlegourd Halwa) Methi Lauki Dal

Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti Squash Halwa Spaghetti Squash Halwa

Yellow Squash

Yellow Squash Kurma Yellow Squash Kurma Yellow Squash Raita Yellow Squash Raita Yellow Squash Pachadi Yellow Squash Pachadi

Zucchini Squash

Zucchini Dal Zucchini Dal Zuccini Chutney Zuccini Chutney Zucchini Curry Zucchini Curry

Indian Round Squash (Tinda)

Tinday Ki Sabzi Tinday Ki Sabzi

Other recipe in which squash can be included

Bisi Bele Bath Bisi Bele Bath Sambhar Sambhar Mixed Vegetable Kurma Mixed Vegetable Kurma Mour Kulambu Mour Kulambu

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Person Divya Mehta   (September 6, 2016)
mango ice cream
1. one mango
2.cup of cream
3.1 table spoon sugar
1. cut the mango from the top.
2. now take mango seed out of it
3. take a bowl and mix the suger with cream.
4.fill the mixture into the mango and close the top of the mango.
5.let the mango be in refregrator for 1 hour.
6.take mango out and peal it. cut it into small round slices and serve it.
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (September 7, 2016)
Thanks for sharing Divya.

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