Wednesday, August 27, 2008

ridge gourd curry

ridge gourd curry(ಹಿರೆಕಾಯಿ ಪಲ್ಯ )

  1. skinned and diced ridge gourd 2 1/2 cups
  2. soaked moong dal 1/3 cup
  3. peanut powder 2 tbsp
  4. oil 1 tbsp
  5. mustard seeds 1/4 tsp
  6. jeera 1/4 tsp
  7. curry leaves 4-5
  8. red chili powder 1/4 tsp or as per taste
  9. gud 1/4 tsp
  10. salt to taste
  11. goda masala (kaala masala) 1/4 tsp optional
  • heat oil in a pan add mustard and jeera let splutter and add curry leaves and hing
  • add soaked moong dal and cover to cook for some time
  • add the diced ridge gourd and mix well. cover and let cook for some time
  • add red chili powder, masala powder(optional),gud,salt, peanut powder and some water to cook. cook till the ridge gourd is just soft enough.