Beerakaya Tomato pachadi or Ridge gourd skin tomato chutney

Saturday, June 25, 2011


Ingredients:
Tomatoes 2
Ridge gourd skin 3 (ridge gourd or beerakaya)
Chana dal or Senaga papu 2 teaspoons
Urad dal or Menapa papu 2 teaspoons
Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon
Jeera or Cumin ½ teaspoon
Red chilies 5
(Adjust accordingly)
Ginger ½ inch piece
Green chili 2 (Adjust accordingly)
Hing 2 pinches
Oil 3 teaspoons or 1 table spoon
Salt as needed

Preparation:
1. Cook the ridge gourd skin in cooker and keep it aside. Cut tomatoes and heat a pan add 1 teaspoon of oil and add the tomato pieces to it. After they are cooked add the cooked ridge gourd skin.
2. Heat a pan and add 2 teaspoons of oil after is heated add chana dal, urad dal, jeera, mustard seeds,hing and red chillies until the urad and chana dal turn their color and mustard seed splutter.
3. In a mixie or grinder grind the tadka. Add the tomato and beerakaya thokku, green chilies, ginger, tamarind and salt adding little water.



12 comments:

julie said...

yummy chutney..never heard about this version..love to have that with dosa..

SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

wonderful chutney !! looks delicious !!

Now Serving said...

too tempting! LOVE this chutney ! Oh the possibilities with this -roti, rice, sandwich, wrap, dip quite inspiring no? :))

Vimitha Anand said...

never tried this chutney but looks nice...

divya said...

Healthy and delicious chutney :)

hemalata said...

Delicious and yummy chutney.Thank u for visiting by my space leaving such lovely comments.I glad to follow u.

Deeksha said...

Unique chutney! Sounds yummy!

Priya said...

Mouthwatering here,delicious pachadi..

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Yum, yum, yum. I love pachhadis and this looks awesome and mouth watering.

aipi said...

Oh wow! I can almost taste just by looking at the pics! It looks super delicious!
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Vidhya said...

Delicious Pachhadi.Thanks for stopping by my space.

Jay said...

haven t tried it yet...thank you my dear..:)
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