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Spicy Ridge Gourd Masala

Spicy Ridge Gourd Masala

1 review
READY IN 20 min
PREP TIME 5 min
COOK TIME 15 min
SERVINGS 2

This masala tastes good with chapattis, rice and parathas. The flavor of this dish would tempt anybody to taste it!

Ingredients

  • Oil or Ghee - 1 tablespoon
  • Coriander leaves - to garnish
  • Ridge Gourd - 250 gms
  • Onion - 1/2
  • Toor dhall - 2 tablespoon
  • Moongdhall -2 tablespoon
  • Green Chilli - 3 no
  • Mustard seeds - 1/8 teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Fennel seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Garlic (flattened) - 5 cloves
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Grated coconut - 2 teaspoon

Directions

  • 1Clean and chop ridge gourd into cubes.
  • 2Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, fennel seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves. Be sure that they pop well and add one after the other.
  • 3Add the onion and toast it well, and then toast the garlic.
  • 4Add the chopped green chillies, turmeric powder, toor dhall and moong dhall. Let it cook for 10 minutes.
  • 5Once the dhall is cooked well, add the ridge gourd and allow it to cook for 3 minutes.
  • 6Grind the coconut well and mix it with the masala. Garnish it with coriander leaves. Now, the delicious dish is ready.

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Reviews

Rafi Ahamed
08 June, 2016
Adding ghee brings an extraordinary taste. Thx.
Harifa
08 June, 2016
Yes, olive oil also gives a good taste. But I prefer ghee.