Jul 28, 2013

Heerekayi Palya

Heerekayi Palya (Ridge Gourd / Turai sabzi ) is simple and easy to prepare.Enjoy with Chapati or rice.This is the tasty South Indian version with coconut and no onion.

Heerekayi Palya
Heerekayi Palya

  • Heerekayi/ Ridge Gourd  -1 cup
  • (peeled and chopped)
  • Oil-2 tbsp
  • Bhath pwd-2 tbsp
  • Mustard    1/4 tsp
  • Jeera- 1/2 tsp 
  • Turmeric -pinch
  • Hing pinch
  • Chana dal-1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal-1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves-few
  • Salt to taste
  • Grated coconut-2 tbsp

Method:In a pan,h
eat oil ,add mustard seeds,chana dal,urad dal,hing,curry leaves,turmeric .Next add the chopped Ridge gourd ,and fry well till done.Next add salt,masala pwd and mix well.Add the grated coconut
mix and serve hot with chapati or rice.

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  1. Palya tumba chennagide madalikke kooda sulabha.Thank you.

  2. Thanks a lot Rekha for the feedback!


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