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


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


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.

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


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