Peechinga (Ridge Gourd) Chutney

Tamil vegetarian chutney

Peechinga (Ridge Gourd) Chutney

Tamil vegetarian chutney

Category : Vegetarian, Chutneys

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By Sobha Kesavan

Published On: 18 May 2014

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15 Minutes
Served : 5
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Ingredients

  • Peechinga : 2 nos (medium size)
    Green chilli - 3 nos
    Red chilli powder : 2 tsp
    Salt : 1-2 tsp
    Cumin seeds : 1 tsp
    Coriander leaves : as reqd
    Tamarind pulp : to taste

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Peechinga (Ridge Gourd) Chutney Recipe

Step 1

Peel the peechinga.

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Step 2 Peechinga (Ridge Gourd) Chutney Recipe

Step 2

Cut the peechinga, coriander leaves and green chilli (if red chilli powder is not used) into pieces.

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Step 3 Peechinga (Ridge Gourd) Chutney Recipe

Step 3

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Step 4 Peechinga (Ridge Gourd) Chutney Recipe

Step 4

Heat some coconut / refined oil in a kadai.

Step 5

Then add the cumin seeds, after they splutter add green chilli (if not using red chilli powder, otherwise red chilli powder).

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Step 6 Peechinga (Ridge Gourd) Chutney Recipe

Step 6

And after 1 minute, add the cut and cleaned peechinga pieces and stir for4 - 5 minutes (till the pieces become soft).

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Step 7 Peechinga (Ridge Gourd) Chutney Recipe

Step 7

After the pieces turn soft, add the tamarind pulp and mix it gently, once done turn off the stove and keep the mixture to cool.

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Step 8 Peechinga (Ridge Gourd) Chutney Recipe

Step 8

After the mixture cools down, add some salt and cut coriander leaves to the mixture and grind it well in a mixer till it turns into a paste / chutney.

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Step 9 Peechinga (Ridge Gourd) Chutney Recipe

Step 9

Peechinga chutney is ready and it can be served as side dish to dosa / idly / uppuma etc. and this chutney is also a coconut - free recipe

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