Masalewali Turai

Masalewali Turai, wonderfully seasoned but not too spicy, this ridge gourd subzi is a perfect accompaniment for parathas or rotis.

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मसालेवाली तुरई - हिन्दी में पढ़ें 

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Some veggies are very healthy but you are at a loss of ideas to include them more often in your diet. Turai is a typical example. Although rich in nutrients, it is rarely focused on because of its mushiness and lack of intrinsic flavour. Here is a recipe that can change the scenario. Perked up with peppy tomato pulp and a variety of spice powders, Masalewali Turai is a quick and easy subzi that will top the culinary charts at home!

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Masalewali Turai recipe - How to make Masalewali Turai

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the turmeric powder, ginger, green chillies and 1 tbsp of water and sauté on a medium flame for a few more seconds.
  4. Add the tomato pulp and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the coriander-cumin seeds powder, chilli powder and dried mango powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  6. Add the ridge gourd and salt and mix well. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 8 minutes or till the ridge gourd is cooked, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

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Nutrient values per serving
Energy 59 kcal
Protein 1.3 gm
Carbohydrate 7.0 gm
Fat 2.8 gm
Vitamin C 31.9 mg
Folic acid 29.5 mcg

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Masalewali Turai
 on 15 Sep 17 10:36 AM

I love all your recipes. They are simple tasty and full of flavour. Please revive old recipes of forgotten vegetables and ingredients that are good for health. Thanks
Masalewali Turai
 on 20 Jul 17 08:02 PM

Masalewali Turai
 on 07 Jul 17 07:57 PM

Loved it,really delicious!!!
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Anjali, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
08 Jul 17 08:28 AM
Masalewali Turai
 on 04 Aug 16 08:58 AM

I loved it very much.tasty and spicy. Thanks.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Neepa, We are happy to know you loved the recipe, do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
04 Aug 16 09:00 AM
Masalewali Turai
 on 18 Jun 16 10:22 AM

My family love this sabzi and specially my 5 years old daughter. Thank-you so much mam for this tasty recipe
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Nutan , we are delighted you loved the Masalewali Turai recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
18 Jun 16 10:32 AM
Masalewali Turai
 on 26 May 16 01:28 PM

Masalewali Turai
 on 07 Oct 14 03:49 PM

We do not include turai more in our diet...being so healthy and nutritious...and this recipe is just perfect for one to include turai in their diet....
Masalewali Turai ( Healthy Subzi)
 on 11 Feb 13 10:06 AM

Turai made tasty and healthy.