Saturday, September 12, 2009

Stuffed Ridge Ground (Herekai /tori/ turali)


  • 2 Ridge ground (cut into small pieces and slit in 4)
  • ¼ cup peanut (roasted peanuts)
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 string Curry leaves
  • 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • ¼ tsp Jaggery
  • 1 Tbsp Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leave s (chopped)


Cut the ridge ground and keep then in water. Mean while Heat the pan with oil add cumin seed, curry leaves allow to splutter. Add onion and fry till it turns brown. Add roasted peanuts (with or without skin) , red chili powder, turmeric powder, salt, jaggery and mix everything well. In a mixie/ grander put this masala , coriander leaves, add very little water and make paste(not thin watery) just a thick paste which can be stuffed into ridge grounds.

Stuff the ridge ground with grinded masala (as shown in the pic) Heat the pan with oil, add ridge grounds. Keep on low heat.( If required sprinkle some water). Close the pan with lid and cook for 10-15 minutes or till they get tender.

Serve with Chapti / Rotti.

10 comments: said...

yummy .looks delicious dear

Padma said...

Very different recipe... looks yummy... will try it out sometime :)

Priya Suresh said...

Such a delicious and quite interesting stuffed ridge gourd dish..

Preeti Kashyap said...

stuffed ridge gourd...never have i tasted this before...shd give it a try! looks delicious!

Chitra said...

Looks nice & new to me. i always make thogayal ..

PriyaRaj said...

this is new to me ....will definetly try it ....

Jyoti V said...

Thank you all for lovely comments.
padma, preeti, priya let me know when u have given a try :)

Sushma Mallya said...

Thanks a lot jyoti for passing on the awards to me...really very nice of u...

Kanchan said...

on similar lines with Stuffed Brinjal !
Interesting recipe :)

Anonymous said...

Hello, this recipe seems delicious. Please could you let me know if the heerekai needs to be peeled?

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