Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Ridge gourd Peel chutney/ Peerkangai tol thogayal

Ridge gourd Peel chutney/ Peerkangai tol thogayal
               
        We already heard endless talk about nutritious benefits of vegetable and fruits peels but we are not using it properly.  This discard portion is fully loaded with regenerating diseases fighter and pickles / Thogayal are the best way to include it in our diet.  Peels from vegetable like potatoes, Carrots, Chayote / chow chow, Raw banana, broccoli stalk etc can be used for this thogayal..Best with roti and rasam rice and can also be used as bread spread...

Total time: 10 minutes
Preparation time: less then 5 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Sources: http://www.sarasyummybites.com/

Ingredients:

2 cups ridge gourd peels
3 red chillies or to taste
1tbsp finely minced ginger
1 green chili
1 tbsp urad dhal
1/4 thinly sliced fresh coconut (optional)
Marble size tamarind or to taste
1/4 tsp Hing 
1 tsp oil
Salt to taste
1 ~ 2 tbsp water or as required

Method:
Preparation:
  • Wash and wipe the ridge gourd. Trim the edges and peel the skin and keep it aside.

Ridge gourd Peel chutney/ Peerkangai tol thogayal
Cooking:
  • Heat oil in a pan, add urad dal and fry till it change to golden brown colour. Remove and keep it aside.
  • In the same pan add green chili, red chillies, hing, ginger and fry for a minutes then add coconut pieces and saute for a minute, remove and keep it aside.
  • Now add the peels and tamarind. Saute till it slightly change its colour and turn off the heat. Allow it to cool.
  • Grind all the saute ingredients with salt and required water to fine paste.
  • Add tadka if needed...

Ridge gourd Peel chutney/ Peerkangai tol thogayal

21 comments:

Angie's Recipes said...

Can't remember when I last had some ridge gourds. The chutney looks delish.

Priya said...

Love this chutney simply with crispy dosas,our family favourite.

divya said...

yummy and healthy ...

Now Serving said...

I love thol chutneys and this one looks fabulous!!!

Swathi Iyer said...

Ridge gourd chutney looks delicious, I need to buy some.

Sanoli Ghosh said...

Never use ridge gourd peel. Love this delicious chutney. Will surely try it.

Today's recipe:
http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.com/2012/10/mysore-pak-snc-event.html

Priti S said...

My fav too ....love this any way ...looks so yum

Vimitha Anand said...

Never tried this chutney... will try soon...

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Chutney looks delicious...Never tried it...

PT said...

love this chutney..

chitraj.hegde said...

Wow..this is my fav chutney....before marriage my mom use to prepare...its been long time i prepared it..thanks for reminding me...the chutney is looking so so yummy......

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Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj said...

yummy n healthy chutney...
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GEETHA ACHAL said...

வாவ்...ரொம்ப சூப்பரான துவையல்...தயிர் சாததிற்கு சூப்பர் காம்பினேஷன்..

srividhya Ravikumar said...

unique chutney..love it..

Faseela Noushad said...

really great .....super use of the peel

Muraligeetham said...

healthy and tasty !!! nice post..

Amina Khaleel said...

healthy and delicious recipe... looks yummy...

Nandini said...

Healthy and tasty chutney!

Lavanya said...

This is healthy n tasty chutney. My mom makes it often. I am ur new follower. Do visit my site when you get time :)
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