Tomato Ridge Gourd Curry (Thakkali Peerkangai Kuzhambu)

  • 1 Medium size ridge gourd
  • 3 Medium size tomato
  • 10-12 Small onion (chopped)
  • 1 tsp Coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 Sting curry leaves
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 2 Red chillies
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 1/4 tsp Mustard seeds

  • Peel the skin of ridge gourd and cut into small pieces, and also cut the tomato's
  • Meanwhile crush the coriander and cumin seeds, keep it aside
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds  when it pops up add onion, curry leaves, green chillies, red chillies and fry it for sometime and add crushed cumin+coriander seeds. Fry it for a minute in a medium flame
  • Add tomato + ridge gourd pieces and required amount of salt. Fry it for few minute and add some water
  • Cook it for 15-20 minutes (add water if required). Remove from stove and smash the mixture well using mixer grinder. (normally wooden hand mixer is used in villages to crush the mixture)
  • Now Tomato Ridge Gourd Curry is ready to serve !!!

Serving Tips:
  • You can serve this curry with Idly and Dosa


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