Ridge Gourd Chutney


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Ridge Gourd Chutney

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रिज गार्ड चटनी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Ridge Gourd Chutney in Hindi) 

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South Indians often combine roasted dals with sautéed veggies to make delicious chutneys, which go very well with idlis, dosas, puris and just about any snack. To enjoy these chutneys the traditional way, mix them with steaming hot rice topped with a dash of til oil or ghee, and relish with roasted urad papads. Here is how to make Ridge Gourd Chutney in this fashion. You will love this method of including ridge gourd in your diet, and surely want to explore similar chutneys with other veggies too.

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Ridge Gourd Chutney recipe - How to make Ridge Gourd Chutney

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     1Makes 0.75 cup (11 tbsp )
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Ingredients

For Ridge Gourd Chutney
1/2 cup finely chopped ridge gourd (turai)
3 tsp coconut oil or any other refined oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1 tsp chana dal (split bengal gram)
1 tsp urad dal (split black lentils)
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
1 whole dry kashmiri red chilli , broken into pieces
2 green chillies , roughly chopped
1 cup chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tbsp tamarind (imli)
2 tbsp freshly grated coconut
salt to taste
Method
For ridge gourd chutney

    For ridge gourd chutney
  1. To make ridge gourd chutney, heat 2 tsp of coconut oil in a non-stick kadhai, add the ridge gourd and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes. Remove and keep aside.
  2. In a mixer, add the ridge gourd, coriander, tamarind, coconut, green chillies, salt and ¼ cup of water and blend to a smooth paste
  3. For the tempering, heat the remaining 1 tsp of coocnut oil in the same kadhai and add the mustard seeds.
  4. When the seeds crackle, add the chana dal, urad dal, asafoetida and red chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  5. Pour the tempering over the ridge gourd chutney and mix well.
  6. Store the ridge gourd chutney in an air-tight container and use as required.

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What is ridge gourd?

  1. This is what ridge gourd looks like.
  2. Wash and peel the ridge gourd.
  3. Chop the ridge gourd into pieces. We will be putting it in a mixer later.

Blending the ridge gourd chutney

  1. Heat 2 tsp of coocnut oil in a non-stick kadhai.
  2. Add 1/2 cup  chopped ridge gourd (turai).
  3. Sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  4. Remove and keep aside.
  5. In a mixer add the ridge gourd.
  6. Add 1 cup chopped coriander (dhania).
  7. Add 1 tbsp tamarind (imli).
  8. Add 2 tbsp freshly grated coconut.
  9. Add green chillies , roughly chopped.
  10. Add salt to taste.
  11. Add ¼ cup of water.
  12. Blend in a mixer to a smooth paste.
  13. Keep aside.

Tempering the ridge gourd chutney

  1. For the tempering, heat the remaining 1 tsp of coconut oil in the same kadhai.
  2. Add 1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson).
  3. Let the seeds crackle.
  4. Add 1 tsp chana dal (split bengal gram).
  5. Add 1 tsp urad dal (split black lentils).
  6. Add a pinch of asafoetida (hing).
  7. Add whole dry kashmiri red chilli , broken into pieces.
  8. Sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  9. Pour the tempering over the sautéed ridge gourd.
  10. Mix ridge gourd chutney recipe | beerakaya pachadi | peerkangai chutney for Idlis, Dosas | well. This chutney may last upto 2 days in the fridge.
Accompaniments

Dahi Idli 
Idli 
Moru Moru Dosa 
Rava Idli in Microwave 
Sooji Idli ( Suji Idli) 
Vermicelli Nut Idli 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tbsp
Energy29 cal
Protein0.5 g
Carbohydrates1.5 g
Fiber0.7 g
Fat2.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium2.8 mg

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Reviews

Ridge Gourd Peel Chutney
5
 on 19 Aug 14 09:31 AM


Good way of including ridge gourd in your diet....u get all the nutrients from this vegetable and plus u don't get the taste...lovely! Superb recipe...