Saturday, December 3, 2011

Ridge Gourd Chutney

             Ridge gourd chutney is very easy and quick chutney, this goes well with all kind of tiffen varieties like Idly/dosa/Rav dosa/Pongal/Chapthi and even with plain rice also. This is one of my fav chutney but i never tried with its peel, as here we couldn't get that much fresh ridge gourds :(  now to this simple recipe...

  1. Ridge gourd   1 no.s (medium length)
  2. Onion   1 medium
  3. Dry Red chilli   4-5 no.s
  4. Ginger   1/2" inch piece
  5. Tamarind    pea sized small piece
  6. Coconut    1-2 tbsp(shredded)
  7. salt    to taste
  8. Oil       1 tsp
  9. Chana dal    2 tsp
  10. Urad dal    1-2 tsp
To Temper
  1. Oil    1/2 tsp
  2. Mustard seeds   1/2 tsp
  3. Chana n urad dal   1/4 tsp each
  4. curry leaves    few

  • Wash and peel the outer skin from the ridge gourd and cut in to small bite size pieces and keep ready.
  • Heat oil in a small pan, add chana n urad dal fry till golden brown.
  • Then add ginger,dry red chilli and fry lightly and add onions n tamarind and saute for a minute.
  • Now add chopped ridge gourd and stir fry for 3-4 minutes or until it turns tender not mushy.
  • After that add coconut and turn off the stove.Let it cool completely.
  • Then grind it to a smooth chutney and transfer it a bowl.
  • After that, heat oil in a tempering pan and add the tempring ingredients and fry well and add it to the chutney.
  • Mix everything well and Serve Ridge gourd Chutney along with Idly/Dosa.We enjoyed this chutney with Onion Rava Dosa :)


  1. delicious chutney looks wonderful with dosa

  2. That is a simple yet delicious chutney...

  3. Very innovative chutney....we have dosa almost daily , so diff chutney recipes are always welcome :)


  4. sooooo creamy and delicious..

  5. I make this for rice. this looks delicious with dosa. will try this version soon :) Thanks ..

  6. Super delicious chutney,can have two more idlis or dosas with this chutney.

  7. Delicious!!Never tried chutney with this veggie,new to me..Thanx for sharing!!

  8. The chutney looks delicious and the Onion rawa dosa on the side looks awesome.

  9. new to me Sangee, looks delicious and yummy..

  10. Yumm Chutney.Luks delicious.Luv it Dear.

  11. Never made chutney with peerkangaai! looks yumm!

  12. My mom makes it very often sangee. It is yummy. Lovely click. The picture is neat and clear.


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