Ridge gourd (Turai) chutney

Ridge gourd? 😥I don't like it! I still can't believe that in few minutes I will be posting something made up of ridge gourd?! Well, recipe credit goes to my awesome roomie... Anjana 😊.  Have you checked out Aloo dum biryani recipe? That was prepared by my roomie, Sayali.  Yes, I have awesome roomies 😻. This chutney is very easy to prepare. Needs few ingredients and no master chef skills.

Here is the recipe for delicious turai chutney:


Ridge gourd(turai) – 2 Big sized
Tomato – 3-4 medium sized
Green chillies – 5-6
Tamarind – 2 inch
Cumin seeds(jeera) – 1 tsp
Mustard seeds (Rai)– 1 tsp
asafoetida - 1/2 tsp
Coriander - 1 tbsp
Ghee – 1 tsp
Oil – 1 tbsp


For chutney:
  • Roughly chop ridge gourd, tomato &  green chillies.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add vegetables, salt, cumin seeds, tamarind and turmeric.
  • It will start becoming watery because of tomato and ridge gourd.
  • Cook them for 15-20 minutes till most of the water is evaporated. 
  • Add coriander.
  • Transfer it to some other vessel. Let it cool down.
  • Put it in a mixer. Blend it for 2-3 secs.

For tadka :
  • Heat ghee in a tadka pan.
  • Add chana dal, urad dal, mustard seeds, asafoetida.
  • Let it splutter. 
  • Turn off the stove then add curry leaves.
  • Add it to the chutney.
Serve it with any of your fav paratha, rice, curd rice, Raw Banana dosaPesarattu or any kind of dosa or even with Sabudana thalipeeth.


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