Peerkangai Paal Kootu (Ridgegourd In Coconut Milk)

Peerkangai Paal Kootu (Ridgegourd In Coconut Milk) - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
A mouthwatering side dish for Rice, Idiyappam, Roti and Idli. A delicious method of cooking Ridge gourd simmered with onions, tomatoes, mild spices and coconut milk. An aromatic side dish that everyone loves....
4.30 from 3 votes
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Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4


  • Peerkangai ridge gourd 2 or 3 peerkangai
  • 2 Tomato or onions finely chopped onions finely chopped or
  • 2 Green Chillies slitted red chillies
  • 200 ml Thick Coconut Milk
  • to Mustard Seeds urad dal and cumin seeds for seasoning, or salt salt taste and
  • leaves Curry


  • Remove the skin of the Ridge gourd and cut them into small pieces.
  • Heat a pan with 2 tb spoons of oil Add the seasoning items. After they splutter add the red chillies and green chillies. Now fry the onions till the colour changes.
  •  Then add the tomatoes and fry well till they become pulpy. Add the veggies now with required salt and mix well. Add 2 cups of water and allow the vegetable to boil for 5 to 7 minutes closing the pan.
  •  Once the vegetables become soft add the coconut milk and switch off the stove immediately. Garnish with curry leaves.
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Subhashni Venkatesh
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