Ridge Gourd /Turai Chutney

Ridge Gourd /Turai Chutney - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
This chutney combines the green vegetable plus protein from daal and makes it a very tempting and mouth watering side dish. You can eat it with idli, dosa or paratha or just take a generous helping with hot steamed rice and a blob of ghee and yummy chutney rice is ready.
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Served As: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 2


  • 250 gm Ridge Gourd turai
  • 2 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 5 to 6 Red Chillies you can reduce as per taste whole
  • 3 tbsp Daal of toor
  • 1/4 tsp Hing Powder
  • a Tamarind or cherry the size cherry
  • 5 to 6 sprigs Coriander or curry or curry
  • 1/2 tsp Salt or as per taste, or as per taste


  • Remove skin of the ridge gourd or u can retain it and cut into cubes. Heat oil in a pan and add daal, hing red chillies and saute for two mins till daal turns golden.
  • Now add the cut ridge gourd and tamarind and coriander sprigs and salt and saute on high flame for 5 minutes,. It will reduce a bit and water will ooze out of the gourd.
  • Remove on a plate and cool and then grind in the chutney jar to a smooth paste. Delicious chutney is ready to serve.
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Priya Iyer(Anitha)
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