Turai Chutney Recipe-Ridge Gourd Chutney-Dodka Chutney

turai chutney

Preparation time-20 minutes


  • Chopped turai/ridge gourd(peeled and washed)-500 gm
  • Split Black lentils (urad dal)-1 tsp
  • Split bengal gram (chana dal)-1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
  • Dry red chilli- 2 
  • Tamarind juice-1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder-1/3 tsp
  • Cooking oil-1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste


  • Turn on the flame and heat a pan, add oil and let it heat.
  • Add whole spices,  chana dal, urad dal and fry for a minute on medium flame.
  • Add chopped turai/ ridge gourd, turmeric powder and salt.
  • Mix it, cover the pan and cook it on medium flame for 3-4 minutes.
  • Cook the ridge gourd till it tuns soft or half cooked, keep stirring in between.
  • Turn off the flame and let it cool down.
  • Put the fried ridge gourd in the blending jar, add tamarind juice.
  • Blend it into paste (do not add water), transfer it into a bowl.
  • Ready to serve with idli, dosa, rice- daal, sambhar rice etc.

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