Simple Ridge gourd chutney

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Total Time:
2 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: One-Dish Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 30gms - tender ridgegaurd (roughly chopped)
  • 1 medium onions (chopped finely)
  • 6 to 7 green chillies slit
  • 1 tbsp - channadal
  • 1 tsp - jeera
  • 6 peeled, garlic, cloves
  • 1 tbsp - til
  • Hing a pinch
  • 1 red chilli (Broken into pieces)
  • 6 to 8 curry, patta leaves
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 1/2tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - tamarindpaste
  • 2 tsp - chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 tomatoes (chopped roughly)

How to Make Simple Ridge gourd chutney

  • Dry fry jeera, channa dal and til until a pleasant aroma is released. Remove and keep aside to cool.
  • In the same pan heat 1.5 tbsp of oil. Add green chilli and fry for a minute. Add onions and fry till it becomes pink. Add gourd and tomato pieces, mix and simmer with the lid on till they become soft. Keep it aside to cool.
  • Grind the dry fried dal mix to a fine powder, add ridge gourd, tomato mix along with tamarind paste, garlic cloves, coriander leaves and salt. Prepare a smooth paste and keep it aside.
  • Heat remaining oil in a pan, add hing, red chilli, mustard seeds and curry leaves. Fry till the seeds splutter. Remove and pour this on the prepared chutney.
  • Mix well and serve as side dish to plain rice/dosa/idli, pongal.