Jan 2, 2016

Ridge Gourd Peel Chutney Recipe - Peerkangai Chutney Recipe



This is one of my favourite recipe. It is like a comforting recipe. this chutney, Hot Rice, a tsp of Ghee, Hot Tamarind Rasam & some Papad..Delicious..This version is a no coconut version and taste really yummy. Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..



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


Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 15 to 25 mins
Serves: 4

Ingredients:

Ridge Gourd Peel about 3 cups of peel
Oil - 1 tblspn
Chana Dal / Kadalai Paruppu - 1 tblspn
Urad Dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tblspn
Dry Red Chillies - 4 to 6
Garlic - 4 to 6 cloves
Tamarind - 1 tblspn or to taste
Jaggery - 1 tblspn or to taste
Salt to taste
Water as needed

For Seasoning:
Oil - 1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi - 1/4 tsp

Method:

Wash and peel the skin of ridgegourd. You can use the flesh in other recipes, for this one you need only the peel.

Heat 1 tblspn of oil. Add in chana dal, urad dal, chillies and garlic. Fry till golden. Drain them and take it in a blender. Crush them and set aside.

Now in the remaining oil add the peel and saute till it is cooked.

Now take it in blender and puree to a coarse mix. Take this in a bowl and set aside.

Now make seasoning. Heat oil in a pan, add in mustard seeds, urad dal, asafoetida and curry leaves. Let them fry, Pour this into the chutney and mix well.

Serve with rice, idli or dosa.

Pictorial:
wash ridge gourd really well


peel the skin off..you can use the ridge gourd for diff recipe


now you need only the peel


heat oil in a pan, add in chana dal, urad dal, chillies and garlic


fry them


cook them till golden, 


drain them and take it in a blender


crush it to blend


In the remaining oil


add in the ridge gourd peel


saute them well


cook till it shrinks


Take it in the blender


add a small piece of jaggery


add tamarind pulp or a small piece of tamarind


add in salt


add little water 


and make it into a coarse paste


take it in a bowl


now make seasoning, heat oil in a pan, add in mustard, 
urad dal and curry leaves


add a touch of asafoetida


let them sizzle


pour it into the chutney


mix well


Serve

3 comments:

  1. Hi Aarthi,

    Thanks for the lovely recipe. I tried it today as an accompaniment for wheat dosa, it turned out to be awesome. I was little apprehensive to make chutney with the vegetable skin, but totally worth it :)

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  2. Hi Aarthi,

    Thanks for the lovely recipe. I tried it today as an accompaniment for wheat dosa, it turned out to be awesome. I was little apprehensive to make chutney with the vegetable skin, but totally worth it :)

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  3. Hi aarthi,
    You introduce a very tasty chutney it tastes so good and spicy also , it is the best combination in rice along with dollop of ghee and also good in chapathi, dosa.

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