July 29, 2013

Ridgegourd stir fry (Peerikangai Poriyal/Peechinga Thoran)

Ridgegourd - 1 (peeled and chopped)
Onion-1/2  (chopped)
Green chilli-2 (sliced)
Dried red chillies-2 (broken into two)
Channa dal-2 tspn
Turmeric powder-1/4 tspn
Mustard seeds-1 tspn
Olive oil or coconut oil-1 tblspn
Grated coconut-3 tblspn
A few curry leaves
Salt to taste
1.Heat oil in a pan.Splutter mustard seeds.
2.Add channa dal and fry it until it turns golden brown color
3.Add red chillies,onions,green chillies and curry leaves.stir it until the onions turns golden brown colour.
4. Add the grated coconut and stir it until it turns golden brown colour.
5.Add ridge gourd ,turmeric powder and salt.stir well.
6.Keep the lid closed and cook it in low heat until the ridgegourd are tender.
 Serve with rice.


  1. Se ve muy exquisito me encanta,saludos y abrazos.

  2. Delicious and healthy looking thoran.

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