Ridge gourd peel chutney / Peerkangai thol chutney


Ridge gourd / Peerkangai is a fiber rich vegetable with white spongy pulp part and ruff outer skin part.But these peels are edible and can be used to make delicious chutney.
Ridge gourd is low in saturated fat and calories thus aids weight loss.So whenever you make Peerkangai poriyal at home ,never throw the peels instead make chutney and serve with breakfast.





2 cups ridge gourd peels

4 dried red chilly

6 cloves garlic

A pea sized tamarind

1/2 tsp mustard seeds

1/2 tsp urad dhal

1 tbsp oil

ridge gourd peel chutney


Peel the skin part using a peeler and wash it well in water.

peel the skin and wash under water

Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan and saute the ridge gourd peels for 20-25 mins until they become soft and cooked.

saute for 20-25 mins

Heat oil in another pan add tamarind,red chillies,garic and saute for 2 mins in medium flame.

to grind

Now grind everything together with little salt.

add salt and grind

Heat oil in a small pan ,add mustard seeds and urad dhal.When it splutters add it to the chutney.

temper and add

Serve the healthy Peerkangai peel chutney with your favorite breakfast.

ridge gourd chutney

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