beerakaya,Ridge gourd peel Chutney

Recipe Description of Ridge Gourd Peel Chutney

Peel of 3 Beerakaya (ridge gourd)( make sure to wash beerakaya thoroughly under running water)
2 garlic cloves
2 tbsp channa dal
2 tbsp urad dal
1 tbsp dhania
1 tbsp methi
5 red chiles ( adjust according to taste)
tamrind size of a dime


1. Heat a pan add channa dal, urad, dhania, methi, R.chilies and garlic fry for a minute

2. now add peeled skin of beerakaya (ridge gourd)

3. add sal, haldi and tamrind

4. fry for about 10 minutes till the skin turns to brown color

5. when skin turn brown, remove from heat and grind it in a mixer

6. remove from mixer and then add thadka

For Tadhka

1 tbsp urad dal
1 tbsp jeera
1 tbsp mustard
2-3 red chilies
7-8 curry leavesa
pinch of hing/asafoetida

1. heat a pan with 1 tbsp oil and add all the above ingredients, when mustard starts to splutter add this to ground paste
2. mix well
Taste extremely well with hot rice

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