Sunday, October 17, 2010
Peerkangai Masiyal/Ridgegourd Masiyal
This is a recipe of Menurani Chellam who is very popular in Tamil cuisine.
I like the way she explains in detail all the recipes.She is an expert even in International cooking.She hosts the show called Arusuvai Neram.This was featured in an episode.
Ridge gourd - 4
Boiled toor dal - 1 cup
Green chillies - 4
Ginger - 2 tsp grated
Lemon - 1
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Sal to taste
Oil - 1 tbsp
Wash,peel and cut the ridge gourd into 1 inch pieces.Cook them in a pan filled with water to which little bit of salt and turmeric powder is added.
In a pan,mix the cooked toor dal and ridge gourd,required amount of salt and 1/2 cup of water.Allow it to boil for 3 minutes.
In another pan heat the oil.Add mustard seeds.When it splutters,add the green chillies and ginger.Transfer them to the ridge gourd.Extract the juice of a lemon and mix with the masiyal.
Serve with rice.