Ridge Gourd Upkari

Upkari, prepared almost daily in Konkani households, is a flavourful way of stir-frying veggies, with a traditional tempering and a garnish of grated coconut.

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Upkari, prepared almost daily in Konkani households, is a flavourful way of stir-frying veggies, with a traditional tempering and addition of grated coconut. In this recipe, you will discover how to quickly and easily prepare Ridge Gourd Upkari. Ensure that the mustard seeds splutter well when you temper them, as that will bring out the full aroma and flavour of these magical little seeds. Serve the upkari hot and fresh with sambhar rice or rotis.

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Ridge Gourd Upkari recipe - How to make Ridge Gourd Upkari

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     3Makes 3 servings (3 serving )
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  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the dry red chillies, green chillies, curry leaves and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the turai, salt and ¼ cup of water, mix well and cover and cook on a medium flame for 6 to 7 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the coconut and turmeric powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  6. Serve immediately.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy103 cal
Protein0.9 g
Carbohydrates5.5 g
Fiber2.4 g
Fat8.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A63.9 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.3 mg
Vitamin C5.4 mg
Folic Acid2.4 mcg
Calcium21.5 mg
Iron0.5 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium2.5 mg
Potassium56.6 mg
Zinc0.3 mg

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Ridge Gourd Upkari
 on 31 Aug 21 11:44 PM

Easy to make for everyday recipe with readily available ingredients.
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for the feedback !!! Keep reviewing recipes and articles you loved.
01 Sep 21 02:45 PM
Ridge Gourd Upkari
 on 18 Aug 16 01:03 PM

very nice and tasty
Ridge Gourd Upkari
 on 05 May 15 04:47 PM

Ridge guourd upkari, this sabzi is really tasty, with a spicy and nutty coconut taste. Best served with rotis or dal rice.
Ridge Gourd Upkari
 on 17 Nov 12 10:47 AM

Turai tastes great in this lovely recipe.