Turai is commonly called as ridge gourd. It is dark green color vegetable with white pulp inside and white seeds. Turai/ ridge gourd is fibre content vegetable with essential nutrients, vitamins and low cholesterol level. Let us see how to make this turai/ridge gourd chutney at home.
- Turai/ridge gourd – 3 cups
- Oil-1/4 spoon
- Dried red chilli-3
- Curry leaves- 1 spring
- Salt to taste
- Turmeric powder- pinch
- Green chilli- 3
- Tamarind paste- 2 spoons
- Jeera – 1 spoon
- Mustard seed- ¼ spoon
- Urad dal- ½ spoon
- Besan gram -1/2 spoon
- Garlic- 3 cloves
Step 1: Peel off the skin of ridge gourd. Cut into small pieces.
Step 2: Take a pan. Add some oil and fry the ridge gourd, green chilli, garlic and jeera. Add a pinch of turmeric powder.
Step 3: In a mixer, Take all the ingredients in a mixy jar.
Step 4: Add little amount of salt to taste and tamarind paste and grind them well into a thick paste.
Step 5: For tempering, take another pan, add few spoons of oil.
Step 6: Fry mustard seeds, urad dal, besan gram, curry leaves, dried red chilli.
Step 7: Add tempering to turai chutney/ridge gourd.
Enjoy the taste of turai chutney/ ridge gourd chutney with rice or tiffin.