Thursday, 9 February 2017

Stuffed Ridge-gourd curry

  • Ridge-gourd 1,cut into 2inches length
  • Tomato 1 chopped
  • Onion 1 chopped
  • Coriander leaves 
  • Curry leaves 
  • Garlic cloves 5
  • Peanut powder 4tsp
  • Sesame powder 4tsp
  • Cumin powder 2tsp
  • Coriander powder 2tsp
  • Red chilli powder 1tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1/4tsp
  • Cumin seeds 1/2tsp
  • Mustard seeds 1/2tsp
  • Oil 3-4tsp
  • Salt

  •  Take a bowl, add peanut powder,sesame powder,cumin powder,coriander powder,red chilli powder,turmeric powder and salt.
  • Mix it well with little water.
  • This mixture stuffed in the ridge gourd.
  • Heat oil in pan,add cumin and mustard seeds, when its flutters then add pinch of asafoetida,garlic,curry leaves,onion, tomato,salt and stuffed ridge-gourd.
  • Cover it with lid 5 minutes.
  • Then add water and boil it for 5 minutes in a sim.
  • Finally garnish with the coriander leaves and serve with chapatti.

Potato saagu for puri

  • Potato 4
  • Onion 1 chopped 
  • Tomato 1 chopped 
  • Fenugreekleaves  1 bunch chopped
  • Greenchilli 1 sliced
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • Oil 2tsps
  • Cumin seeds  for seasoning
  • Musturd seeds for seasoning
  • Redchilli powder 2tsps
  • Asafoetida
  • Turmeric
  • Sambhar powder 2tsps
  • Coriander powder 1tsp
  • Cumin powder 1tsp
  • Salt
  • Tamarind paste 2tsps


  • Steam the potatoes,peel off and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan,add mustard and cumin seeds wait till it flutters, then add green chilli,curry leaves,asafoetida and wait one more minute.
  • Now add onion and tomato,fenugreek leaves, pinch of salt and wait for 2minutes.
  • Add turmeric,red chilli powder, cumin powder,coriander powder,sambar powder and wait one more minute.
  • Now add slightly mashed potato, water,tamarind paste and salt. Mix it well and boil.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with puri.