ridge gourd skin chutney/Peerkangai thol chutney

ridge gourd skin chutney/Peerkangai thol chutney

ridge gourd skin chutney/Peerkangai thol chutneyThere is always a raising doubt whenever we try a new dish about the positive outcome it will give and one such dish was the¬†peerkangai chutney.I came to know that we can make chutney out of peerkangai skin only few months ago from my good old friend and a tv show !till then I was just discarding the peels.ridge gourd skin chutney/Peerkangai thol chutneyNowadays I do this¬†ridge gourd skin chutney whenever I buy it!!the peels are crisp,the vegetable as a whole is a great coolant and has excellent dietary fibre in it . This ridge gourd skin chutney can be had with idli , dosa and rice with a dash of ghee or til oil.Nowadays’s hybrid ridge gourd is available which I haven’t tried till date. Always select a firm and fresh looking ridge gourd while buying!!Of-course this ridge gourd skin chutney is simple and easy to make.Now will see the recipe..

ridge gourd skin chutney/Peerkangai thol chutney

INGREDIENTS:

Ridge gourd peels – 1 cup(approximate)
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Green chillies – 4-5
Salt to taste
Garlic pods – 9-10(small)
Tamarind – small-piece
Coriander and mint leaves a hand full
Coconut scrapping -1 cup

METHOD:

1.First peel skin from the vegetable.
2.Keep a kadai add oil and cumin.
3.Then add green chillies,tamarind and garlic pods and saute till rawness goes.
4.Add the peel and fry.
5.Now add coriander,mint combo with salt.
6.Close with a lid for 5-6 minutes.
7.Switch off ,add coconut to it and grind coarsely.

ridge gourd skin chutney/Peerkangai thol chutney

Total Time: 10 minutes

ridge gourd skin chutney/Peerkangai thol chutney

Ingredients

  • Ridge gourd peels - 1 cup(approximate)
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Green chillies - 4-5
  • Salt to taste
  • Garlic pods - 9-10(small)
  • Tamarind - small-piece
  • Coriander and mint leaves a hand full
  • Coconut scrapping -1 cup

Instructions

  1. First peel skin from the vegetable.
  2. Keep a kadai add oil and cumin.
  3. Then add green chillies,tamarind and garlic pods and saute till rawness goes.
  4. Add the peel and fry.
  5. Now add coriander,mint combo with salt.
  6. Close with a lid for 5-6 minutes.
  7. Switch off ,add coconut to it and grind coarsely.

Notes

Can be had with rice,idli and dosa. You can add tadka to it if you wish,but I have not done any tadka. If you wish it to be little sweeter add a piece of jaggery.

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