Peechinga (Ridge Gourd) Chutney

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Peechinga (Ridge Gourd) Chutney

Tamil vegetarian chutney
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Cuisine Tamil
Servings 5 people



  • Peel the peechinga.
  • Cut the peechinga, coriander leaves and green chilli (if red chilli powder is not used) into pieces.
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  • Heat some coconut / refined oil in a kadai.
  • Then add the cumin seeds, after they splutter add green chilli (if not using red chilli powder, otherwise red chilli powder).
  • And after 1 minute, add the cut and cleaned peechinga pieces and stir for4 - 5 minutes (till the pieces become soft).
  • After the pieces turn soft, add the tamarind pulp and mix it gently, once done turn off the stove and keep the mixture to cool.
  • After the mixture cools down, add some salt and cut coriander leaves to the mixture and grind it well in a mixer till it turns into a paste / chutney.
  • Peechinga chutney is ready and it can be served as side dish to dosa / idly / uppuma etc. and this chutney is also a coconut - free recipe
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