April 20, 2018

Bottle Gourd & Green Pepper Chutney / Chutney Recipe - 76 / #100chutneys

Today's chutney recipe is prepared using a Bottle gourd and fresh Green pepper corns. Green pepper corns are called Kurumilagu in Tamil and it is nothing but an un-ripened form of Black pepper. It is milder than the black ones and also have a refreshing flavour. This is commonly used for preparing pickles and it is good for digestion. Using this amazing ingredient, prepared a delicious chutney to serve with Idly or Dosa. Adjust the quantity of green pepper corns according to the taste bud.

Ingredients :

2 Tsp Oil
1 Tbsp Urad dal
1 1/2 Tbsp Green pepper corns, fresh
1/4 Cup Bottle gourd / Lauki, finely chopped
2 Tomatoes, finely chopped
2 - 3 Garlic pods
Few Mint leaves
Salt to taste

For Tadka :

1 Tsp Oil
1/2 Tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 Tsp Urad dal
1 Dry red chilli
A sprig of Curry leaf

Method :

Heat oil in a pan and add urad dal.

Fry and add green pepper corns followed by garlic pods, lauki, tomatoes and mint leaves.

Saute and cook well.

Cool and grind into a fine paste by adding salt and water.

Transfer it to a bowl and keep aside.

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

Once it starts spluttering, add urad dal followed by red chilli and curry leaf.

Fry and add it to the prepared chutney.


Serving Options :

Serve with Idly or Dosa.

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