Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Janhi nadia (Ridge Gourd with spicy coconut gravy)

This is my mom's classic recipe. Its full of flavor. A very easy and must try recipe!

Ridge gourd- 200gm (Remove Ridge gourd skin & Cut Ridge guard length wise)
Onion- 1 chopped
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
whole Coriander seeds- 2 spoon
Grated coconut- 4 or 5 spoon
Red chili- 1
1tsp termarind juice
Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
Red chili powder- 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves
Salt- as required
Heat 1tsp Oil in a pan. Fry Coriander seeds & red chilli  for 1-2 min till they changes to little brownish color.Grind them with Grated coconut & make a fine paste.Heat Oil in a pan. Add Mustard seeds, once it splutters add Onion and Curry leaves & whole garlic cloves, fry till Onion & garlic  turns to brownish color.Then add Ridge gourd fry for some time , then add the cocunt& coriander paste,Haldi, chili powder , termarind juice and Salt. Add little water to cook Cover the lid. Cook till Ridge gourd is cooked .Goes well with hot rice & rotis.


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Chitz said...

Hi there, I tried out this recipe & I loved it.. Enjoyed having a new variety of this veggie.. Can I post this in my blog too linking it back to your site?

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