Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Ridgegourd(beerakaya) peel chutney

Hai friends today i am coming with Beerakaya peel chutney.First I already post the beerakaya spicy powder now i am coming with the chutney.This is very tasty and healthy.Ok lets go the chutney.


Beerakaya Peel-1 cup
Sesame seeds-2 tsp
Green chillies-5(Acc to ur taste)
Garlic-2 to 3 pods
Tamarind-small lemon size
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Jeera-1/2 tsp
Dry red chilli pieces-few
Curry Leaves few
Oil-1 tsp
Salt to taste.

Soak the tamarind in the water for 10 minutes
First clean the Beerakaya peel with water and keep aside.
Take small pan and add 1/2 cup water aand cook the peel for 15 minutes an keep it aside.
In the mean time we have to dry roast the sesame seeds.
Fry the sesame seeds until it turns to light brown and keep it aside.
In same pan add the 1/2 tsp oil and fry chillies and garlic.Fry until the raw smell goes.
Now take the blender and add the fried sesame seeds,chillies,garlic ,cooked peel,saoked tamarind and salt and blend to the smooth paste.
Place the small pan and heat it.When it gets heat add the oil.
To this add the mustard seeds.When the mustard seeds starts to pop add the jeera,dry red chilli pieces,curry leaves and the blended paste fry this for 1 minute.
Take out from heat and transfer to serving bowl.
Serve hot with steam rice.


  1. Nice presentation! my mother-in-law prepares the similar kind of chutney too, its definitely tasty and a change from regular coconut chutneys.

  2. Ridgegourd peel chutney looks delicious.

  3. Wow thats my fav one vineela..looks so good and ur step pictures are awesome too.

  4. Interesting chutney with ridgegourd peel.Looks delicious!!

  5. The chutney looks perfect and the detailed description helps. Luv yur space here...Kudos!

  6. That's great idea of using the peels..will try!

    US Masala

  7. Nice stepwise...chutney sounds tasty

  8. Love ridegourd chutney,nice presentation,looks delicious.

    Pushpa @ simplehomefood.com

  9. Vineelasiva, I just answered your question on my blog. Here is the link I provided in that answer.


  10. Great looking chutney. Sounds delicious.

    Aaha Oho

  11. Woow, nice peel chutney dear i like this thuvayal with hot rice.

  12. This is completely a new chutney,thanks for the recipe.Nice pics.


  13. Thank u very much San.Try this u r going to love this.