Ridge Gourd Chutney (Hirekai Chutney)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 - medium-sized ridge gourd, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 tbsp - chana dal
  • 1 tbsp - urad dal
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 4 -5 - green chillies
  • gnger - a few
  • Curry leaves - a few
  • Coriander leaves - a few
  • Salt - to taste
  • Tamarind - as per need
  • Jaggery (Optional)
  • 1 tbsp - of grated coconut
  • Oil - as per need

How to Make Ridge Gourd Chutney (Hirekai Chutney)

  • Heat oil. Add mustard seeds. After it splutters, add chana dal and urad dal.
  • Once they are done, add slit-green chillies, ginger, both the leaves and the cut ridge-gourd pieces.
  • Fry till done and grind in the mixie with salt, tamarind and coconut till the required consistency is achieved.
  • This can be served with rice, chapathis, idlis and dosas.