February 8, 2018

Bottle gourd - Peanuts Chutney / Chutney Recipe - 5 / #100chutneys

After using the peel of Bottle gourd for Lauki Peel - Chickpeas Chutney, here comes a creamy and delicious chutney using the flesh part of veggie along with peanuts. The bottle gourd pieces are sautéed and cooked in an oil along with other ingredients is further made into fine paste to give a tasty chutney. This chutney goes perfect with Idly, Dosa, Upma and Curd rice. Adjust the quantity of chillies according to taste bud.

Sharing few Bottle gourd recipes...

Bottle gourd Soup 

Bottle gourd Dal Rice 

Chickpeas - Bottle gourd Dosa 

Ingredients :

1 Tbsp Oil
1/2 Cup Bottle gourd / Lauki / Surakai, chopped into small pieces
3 - 4 Green chillies
1/4 Cup Peanuts, roasted and peeled
3 Garlic pods
Small piece of Ginger
2 Tbsp Coconut grated
Small piece of Tamarind 
Salt to taste

For Tadka / Seasoning :

1 Tsp Oil 
1/2 Tsp Mustard seeds
Sprig of Curry leaf
A pinch of Hing powder

Method :

Heat oil in a pan and add bottle gourd pieces followed by garlic pods, green chillies and ginger piece.

Saute, cover the pan with a lid and cook until the bottle gourd gets half cooked.

Now add the remaining ingredients ( coconut, tamarind and peanuts ) and cook until the bottle gourd pieces gets completely cooked.

Once done, cool the mixture and grind into fine paste by adding the required quantity of salt and water.

Transfer the prepared to a bowl and keep aside.

Meanwhile, heat oil in a small pan and add mustard seeds.

Once it starts spluttering, add curry leaf followed by hing powder.

Add tadka to the prepared chutney and serve.

Serving Options :

Serve with Idly, Dosa, Upma and Curd rice.

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