Dec 9, 2015

Easy Ridge Gourd Subzi Recipe - Peerkangai Curry Recipe



This is my 2nd post using ridge gourd, even though we buy ridge gourd often, i have never shared any recipes so far..So no worries few days back i picked 5 ridge gourd from my grocery shop, so you will be seeing so many peerkangai post soon..This dish has become my favourite sidedish..It takes just few mins to make..This taste great with rice or roti..




Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..


Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 20 to 30 mins
Serves: 4

Ingredients:

Ridge Gourd / Peerkangai - 1 peeled and cubed finely
Oil - 1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku -  1 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Curry Leaves - 1 sprig
Onion - 1 large finely chopped
Green Chillies - 1 chopped finely
Tomatoes - 2 large pureed
Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
Coriander Powder / Malli Podi - 1 tblspn
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Water as needed
Coriander leaves a handful finely chopped

Method:


Wash and peel ridge gourd, chop it finely and set aside.

Now heat oil in a pan, crackle mustard, cumin and curry leaves.

Add in onions and chillies, salt and saute till golden.

Add in tomato puree and cook till oil separates.

Now add in spice powder and fry for couple of mins.

Now add in cubed ridge gourd and mix well. Cover and simmer for 5 mins till it is cooked.

Now add in water and bring it to a boil.

Simmer for 10 mins.

Add in coriander leaves and mix well. Serve with roti.

Pictorial:
take your ridge gourd


peel them, dont throw the peel, you can make chutney..
will share that recipe soon..


cut it like this


slice them


chop them finely
Take your ingredients


Crackle cumin and mustard in some oil


add in curry leaves


let them sizzle


add in onions


add in chillies


sprinkle over some salt


mix well


fry till it gets golden


add in pureed tomatoes


cook till oil separates


add in coriander and turmeric


add in chilli powder and garam masala powder


mix well


add in chopped ridge gourd


mix well


cover and simmer


now it is cooked


add in water


Mix well..bring this to a boil


simmer for few mins till oil separates on top..add in coriander leaves


Serve..

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