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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Beerakaya Thokku Pachadi ~ Rigde gourd skin Chutney Recipe

skin of 2 large ridge gourds, wash and peel the skin (prepare another dish with the peeled ridge gourd)
2 green chillis
1 tsp cumin seeds
Garlic 1
very small lemon sized tamarind
2 tsps oil
For seasoning/poppu/tadka:
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1-2 dry red chillis
channa dal 1tbsp
few fresh curry leaves
1/2 tsp oil

1.In the  vessel, add tsp of oil and add the green chillis and cumin seeds saute for a mt. Add the ridge gourd peels and fry on medium heat for 4-5 mts.
leave aside to cool.

3 Once cool, grind  green chillis first till coarsely ground, add the rest of the sauteed ingredients along with tamarind ,salt ,coconut and garlic  grind to a slightly coarse paste.

4 Heat half a tsp of oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and let them pop, add curry leaves and dry red chillis and channa dal stir fry for a few seconds.

5 Pour the seasoning over the ground pachadi and serve with hot rice.
Ridge gourd peel chutney

1 comment:

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