July 14, 2015

Ridge Gourd Peanut Curry / Peerkankai kadalai curry

     This is traditional, village recipe which is used by mother and grandmother regularly. It goes well with rice and chapathi.

Ridge Gourd / Peerkankai
½ kg
Sambar Powder
1 tbsp
Turmeric Powder
¼ tesp
Roasted Peanut
2 tbsp
To taste
To Temper:

1 tbsp
Mustard Seeds
½ tesp
Curry Leaves
1 spring
1. Wash and peel the skin of the ridge gourd. Cut it into small pieces  and keep it aside.
2. Chop the onion into small pieces.
3. Powder the peanut using the mixie.
3. Heat oil in the pressure cooker, add mustard seed and wait for popping. Then add the curry leaves and fry for a min.
4. Now add the chopped onion and saute till it becomes translucent.
5.  Then add the chopped tomato and fry till it becomes mushy.
6. Next add the chopped ridge gourd and fry for min. Then add turmeric powder, sambar powder and salt. Mix them well and add 1 cup of water. Pressure cook for 3-4 whistles in medium flame.
7. Allow it to cool down. After pressure has gone smash well with blender add the powdered peanut and mix them well.

    Ridge gourd peanut curry is ready to serve. 
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Gauri said...

Nice, would go great with steamed rice

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