Wednesday, 11 November 2009

Ridge gourd, Tomato chutney

  • Ridge Gourd : 1
  • Tomato : 1 big
  • Onion: 1
  • Green chilies : 6
  • Garlic pods :3
  • Tamarind: 1/2 of lemon size
  • Oil :3 t sp
  • Curry leaves : 1 string
  • Cumin seeds : 1 t sp
  • Urad Dal : 1t sp
  • Mustard seeds : 1t sp


  • Peel ridge gourd, check for the test, if it is good, cut into small pieces.Chop tomato, onion as well.
  • In a vessel, add 1 t sp oil.Add ridge gourd,tomato,onion pieces,green chilies , garlic and cover the vessel.Let it cook till water in ridge gourd evaporates.
  • Once it is done, add tamarind in it.Take off from the heat.Let it cool for some time.
  • In kadai, add 2 t sp oil.Add urad dal, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves.
  • Once the mixture is cool, grind in the mixer by adding enough salt into a fine paste.
  • Take that to bowl, add talimpu or tadaka into it and mix well.

Serve this chutney with rice, dosa or idly.

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