Ridge Gourd with Poppy Seeds


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रिड्ज गॉर्ड विद पॉपी सीड्स - हिन्दी में पढ़ें 

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Poppy seeds, generally associated with sweets and rich gravies, are a wonderful source of iron! Here, they are used along with ridge gourd to make a quick and easy subzi. Ridge Gourd with Poppy Seeds has a nutty taste and pleasant texture that is very enjoyable. Serve hot with a roti of your choice.

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Ridge Gourd with Poppy Seeds recipe - How to make Ridge Gourd with Poppy Seeds

Soaking time:  10 minutes   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients
Method
  1. Soak the poppy seeds in 2 tbsp of water in a small bowl and keep aside for 10 minutes. Do not drain the water.
  2. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and add the mustard seeds and red chillies.
  3. When the seeds crackle, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the ridge gourd and salt, mix well. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the turmeric powder, chilli powder, green chillies and the poppy seeds-water mixture and mix well. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for another 3 to 4 minutes or till all the water evaporates, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve hot.
Accompaniments

Jowar Methi Roti 
Saatdhan Paratha 

Nutrient values per serving
Energy 76 kcal
Protein 2.1 gm
Carbohydrates 8.3 gm
Fat 3.8 gm
Iron 1.5 mg
Vitamin C 8.1 mg

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Ridge Gourd with Poppy Seeds
4
 on 13 Jan 16 09:12 PM


CB - nice taste but far foo spicy for me! I am not sure if I used an extra spicy type of chilli or if my recipe measurements were wrong. I wish the recipes mentioned "4 medium sized gourds" instead of "6 cups chopped gourd" it makes it so much easier
Ridge Gourd with Poppy Seeds
5
 on 11 Aug 14 03:15 PM


A variation to Bengali aloo poshto using turai...however i loved this variation as much as with potatoes. I made the subzi in mustard oil for that true Bengali touch.
Ridge Gourd with Poppy Seeds
4
 on 25 Jul 14 11:34 AM


Ridge gourd is not my favourite vegetable. But this subzi made me like the taste of ridge gourd. Not a very commmonly used vegetable. So one should try it on a day when they plan to make something different. Have with hot phulkas and you wont hate turai anymore.
Ridge Gourd with Poppy Seeds
4
 on 08 Jan 14 12:27 AM


Nice tasty twist to an otherwise boring vegetable like ridge gourd