Ridgegourd chutney

It is a spicy side dish.Tastes good with hot steaming rice & chapatis.

Recipe by sarita v.v of bangalore, IN

Hi This is Sarita from Bangalore.Try out my lipsmacking ridge gourd chutney.It is delicious.

Ingredients vegetarian 2 servings

    • 1 Ridge gourd weighing 500 gms,
    • a bunch of coriander leaves,
    • 3 inches tamarind soaked in water,salt to taste.
    • For the seasoning:
    • 2 tsp mustard seeds,
    • 2 tbsp urid dal,
    • 1 tsp methi seeds,
    • 9 whole red chillies,
    • 2 tbsp oil.


    1. In a kadhai,heat 1 tbspn oil,when it is hot enough add mustard seeds,when they crackle,add udit dal,add methi seeds,add red chillies fry all the ingredients till they turn brown. Remove from kadhai & keep aside.
    2. Peel the ridge gourd & chop it into small pieces.Take the remaining oil in the kadhai & slightly fry the ridge gourd.Add salt.Keep it aside for it to cool.
    3. Grind all the ingredients with the tamarind,bunch of coriander leaves,into a smooth paste.
    4. Ridge gourd chutney is ready tastes best with rice & chappatis.