Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Peerkangai Poriyal | Ridge gourd fry | பீர்கங்காய் பொறியல்

Poriyal is one of the main side dish which is served with steamed rice and curry . Check out all the  other the poriyal recipes by clicking here . Off to today's recipe .

Peerkangai Poriyal Recipe , step wise pictures
Peerkangai Poriyal | Ridge gourd fry | பீர்கங்காய் பொறியல்

  •  Peerkangai (Ridge gourd) - 1 no,Chopped
  • Onion -1 no ,chopped
  • Sambar powder - 1 tsp ( Red Chilli Powder Could also be used )
  • Turmeric powder - 1 pinch
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1 tsp
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Grated coconut - 2 tsp(optional)

In a kadai, heat oil add mustard seeds allow to pop , add urad dal and fry for few seconds .Now add onions and stir and cook till it becomes soft.

Add Chopped ridge gourd, turmeric powder , sambar powder, salt and allow it to cook till the vegetable becomes soft. As it is getting cooked the vegetable itself oozes out the water .

Add the grated coconut and stir.

Peerkangai Poriyal recipe

Serve hot with Steamed Rice .

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