Saturday, August 8, 2009

Here back with a few chutneys that are absolutely on a diversified recipe, try it out and whip your palate. Peekankai known as (RIDGE GOURD) is a very healthy vegetable with a lot of nutrient values a wide variety of dishes can be made in the Indian cookery, here is a chutney tried , absolutely healthy and yummy.

Peekan Kai (Ridge gourd) 2 cups (scraped & cut into cubes)
Tomato 1 cup (chopped)
Onion 1/2 cup ( chopped)
Green chilly 3 nos ( seeded)
Jeera 1 tsp
Ginger 1 tbsp (finely chopped
Salt to taste
Coriander for garnish

Take a heavy bottomed pan , when hot put the veg. tomato, onion green chilly and saute on medium heat the water contents from the veg and tomato should be sufficient, then add the ginger and jeera saute till every thing is well mixed and the water contents is completely dry, add salt at this stage and mix well.Let it cool for a while.
-Mash it in a Pestle /Mortar preferably or use a blender after cooling completely, Let it be done coarse it tastes better.
-You can also add 1 tsp of lemon juice if you wish, garnish with coriander and serve as an accompaniment with rice/Dal or rasam it goes very well

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