Ridge Gourd Chutney with Coconut

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Total Time:
20 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Grind Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • Ridge gourd - 1
  • 1 tsp - Mustard seeds (rai)
  • channa dal - 2 tbsp
  • Urad dal - 2 tbsp
  • Green chillies - 4 to 5
  • Ginger
  • Coriander leaves - few
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Grated fresh coconut - 1 tbsp
  • Tamarind - a small piece
  • Salt - to taste
  • Oil - 2 tbsp

How to Make Ridge Gourd Chutney with Coconut

  • Remove the hard ridges of the ridge gourd and cut it into 1 inch pieces.
  • Heat oil, add mustard seeds and let it splutter.
  • Add channa dal, urad dal and let them brown a little.
  • Add slit green chillies, ginger, the curry and coriander leaves and the cut pieces of the gourd and let it cook till the vegetable softens.
  • Cool the mixture, add coconut, salt, tamarind and grind to a paste.
  • This chutney goes well with rice, chapathi, dosas, idlis and pakoras.