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indian traditional cooking vegan

RIDGE GOURD  PEEL CHUTNEY  

  • Ridge guord skin can be used to grind chutney. This chutney goes well with idli,dosa.Also can be eaten with rice with a dash of oil.It is a healthy vegetable with less calories and lot of nutrients.
  • If it is not organic soak the peel for little while in water.

Ingredients

  • Ridge gourd skin peel ……1/2 cup
  • Onion big……….2 or shallots
  • Coconut scraping…….1/4 cup
  • Green chillies…..4 chillies
  • Tamarind a small piece
  • Oil ……..2 or3 tbs
  • Salt as needed.

Method:

  1. Heat a frying pan and add oil.
  2. Add a piece of tamarind add sliced shallots or onion when it i browncoconutscrapping.Finally add peels to it.
  3. Allow it to cool.
  4. Add salt and grind it .If needed add water and grind.

Once the required consistency comes transfer to a bowl.

Optional

Can use 4 garlic pods. If so add with onions.

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indian traditional cooking vegan

PEANUT CHUTNEY

We have number of side dishes for dosa and idli.One such side dish is peanut chutney which is very healthy one.It is a good source of antioxidants and vitamin B.

Ingredients

  • Peanuts ____1/2 cup
  • Tomatoes___2 chopped
  • Red chillies __2
  • Green chillies __1
  • Tamarind_a small piece
  • Salt as required
  • Oil for 2 tbs


For seasoning

  • Oil 1 tbs
  • Mustard seeds 1/4 tspt
  • Urad dhal  1/2 tsp 
  • curry leaves  few.

Method

  1. Pour oil in a kadai .Add green chilly and red chillies fry a little.
  2. Next add 🍅 tomatoes to it and fry till it becomes mushy.
  3. Add peanuts to it.
  4. Fry a little then add tamarind and required salt.
  5. When cool  first grind without water,then add water and grind well.
  6. First pour oil add mustard seeds when it splutters add head dhal.
  7. Fry and then add curry leaves.

Add the seasoning to the chutney.