February 23, 2011

Ridge Gourd Poriyal

     Ridge Gourd poriyal, instead of having it as a side dish or Poriyal, i love to take it with hot steamed rice. Usually i love all the dish in the combination of both salt and sweet and this recipe is the best example. When i read health benefits of ridge gourd in some curiosity i was like OMG !!! its has my favorite benefits, moreover its our favorite benefits (Slim and chik ppl, Excuse me) The line i read was "Being low in saturated fat and cholesterol, it is the ideal choice for anyone who wishes to lose some weight quickly." Lovely veggie is it ? Check out for more Health Benefits of ridge gourd



INGREDIENTS
Ridge Gourd - 1/4 kg
Chopped Onion - 2 Nos.
Urad Dhall - 1 spoon
Grated Coconut - 3 pieces
Turmeric Powder - Pinch
Chilly Powder - 1/2 spoon
Curry Leaf - 1 twig
Corainder Leaf - 2 Twigs
Mustard - 1 spoon
Salt - To taste
Oil - To fry

METHOD:
     Boil small cube-sized ridge gourd in a vessel along with turmeric powder, chilly powder, salt and little amount of water. Once it gets boiled, filter the excess water and keep aside. Keep a frying pan, heat spoons of oil. Add mustard, urad dhall, once the mustard splutters up adn urad dhall reaches golden brown color, add chopped onion, curry leaf and corainder leaf. Saute it for 5 mins, until the onion turns translucent. Then add boiled ridge gourd to the pan and mix finely with the fried items along with required salt. Saute it for 5 mins. Before putting off the flame, add grated coconut and mix with the mixture and serve hot.

Note: Instead of big onion, small onion gives more taste. More onions = More taste :)
    Sending this to Akila's Event - Dish name starts with R


6 comments:

vidhas said...

this recipe is new to me, i have not tired curry with this, surely will try. thanks for passing by and for the lovley comments.

Sangeetha Nambi said...

@vidhas: Pls try it and let me know ur feedback.

Priya said...

Thats an interesting poriyal..

Sangeetha Nambi said...

@Priya: Thanks.

schmetterlingwords said...

Is Ridge gourd so healthy?? Good tip!! Thanks for that :-)

Sangeetha Nambi said...

@schmetterlingwords: Yes it is.. even i got to know only today :)

February 23, 2011

Ridge Gourd Poriyal

     Ridge Gourd poriyal, instead of having it as a side dish or Poriyal, i love to take it with hot steamed rice. Usually i love all the dish in the combination of both salt and sweet and this recipe is the best example. When i read health benefits of ridge gourd in some curiosity i was like OMG !!! its has my favorite benefits, moreover its our favorite benefits (Slim and chik ppl, Excuse me) The line i read was "Being low in saturated fat and cholesterol, it is the ideal choice for anyone who wishes to lose some weight quickly." Lovely veggie is it ? Check out for more Health Benefits of ridge gourd



INGREDIENTS
Ridge Gourd - 1/4 kg
Chopped Onion - 2 Nos.
Urad Dhall - 1 spoon
Grated Coconut - 3 pieces
Turmeric Powder - Pinch
Chilly Powder - 1/2 spoon
Curry Leaf - 1 twig
Corainder Leaf - 2 Twigs
Mustard - 1 spoon
Salt - To taste
Oil - To fry

METHOD:
     Boil small cube-sized ridge gourd in a vessel along with turmeric powder, chilly powder, salt and little amount of water. Once it gets boiled, filter the excess water and keep aside. Keep a frying pan, heat spoons of oil. Add mustard, urad dhall, once the mustard splutters up adn urad dhall reaches golden brown color, add chopped onion, curry leaf and corainder leaf. Saute it for 5 mins, until the onion turns translucent. Then add boiled ridge gourd to the pan and mix finely with the fried items along with required salt. Saute it for 5 mins. Before putting off the flame, add grated coconut and mix with the mixture and serve hot.

Note: Instead of big onion, small onion gives more taste. More onions = More taste :)
    Sending this to Akila's Event - Dish name starts with R


6 comments:

vidhas said...

this recipe is new to me, i have not tired curry with this, surely will try. thanks for passing by and for the lovley comments.

Sangeetha Nambi said...

@vidhas: Pls try it and let me know ur feedback.

Priya said...

Thats an interesting poriyal..

Sangeetha Nambi said...

@Priya: Thanks.

schmetterlingwords said...

Is Ridge gourd so healthy?? Good tip!! Thanks for that :-)

Sangeetha Nambi said...

@schmetterlingwords: Yes it is.. even i got to know only today :)