Ridgegourd skin/Peerkkankai thol thuvaiyal

My husband suggested this recipe as we had plenty of ridgegourd skin left over. A quick to do recipe.


Ridge gourd skin-1 cup

Green chilly-1

Half split urad dhal-1 tsp

Oil-To cook

Salt-To taste

To temper:

Mustard seeds-1/4 tsp

Urad dhal-1/4 tsp


  1. Heat oil in a kadai and saute green chilly and half split urad dhal together.
  2. Set them aside when chilly turns soft.
  3. Add 1 tbsp of oil in the same kadai and add the skin of ridge gourd.

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4. Fry them in oil in medium flame.

5. Close the kadai for two minutes and let it get soft.

6. Add all ingredients along with salt and run in mixer into a coarse paste.

7. Temper and serve it with idly/dosa/rice.

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