Pudina leaves 2 cups
Ridge gourd skin 2 (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 4
Ginger ½ inch piece
Green chilles 2 (Adjust accordingly)
Hing 2 pinches
Oil 2 teaspoons
Salt as needed
1. Cook the ridge gourd skin in cooker and keep it aside. Heat a pan and add ½ teaspoon of oil, after oil is heated add the pudina leaves. In about 3 minutes they will lose water and change color. Switch off the stove.
3. In a mixie or grinder grind the tadka. Add the pudina and beerakaya thokku, green chilies, ginger, tamarind and salt adding little water.
Sending this Beerakaya Thokku Pudina pachadi or Chutney to Sravani Roti Pachadi event.