Monday, April 16, 2012

Beerakaya pottu pachadi/chutney with ridge gourd peel

Peel of  2 gourds
1/2 gourd pieces
1 big tomato - chopped
green chillies -7to8
oil - 4 spoons
cumin,mustard seeds -1/2 spoon each
chana dal/senagapappu, urad dal/minapapappu - 1 spoon each
curry leaves - 1 sprig
tamarind - 1/2 spoon.
garlic - 1 clove

Heat 3 spoons oil, add cumin, mustard, chana and urad dals, fry for 1 minute. add curry leaves fry 30 seconds. remove curry leaves from oil. add peel, gourd pieces and green chillies to the dals,add salt and tamarind. cover and cook for 10 mintues.
move all of them into blender. using same pan, heat another spoon of oil and fry tomatoes for 5mnts. add to the blender.
let cool before grinding with garlic. mix the curry leaves to the chutney.

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