ridgegourd thuvial

Keep a whole ridge gourd in a pressure cooker.


  • Ridgegourd - 3
  • Blackgram dhal - 2 tsp.
  • Bengal gram dhal - 1 tsp.
  • Red chillies - 3
  • Asafoetida - a bit.
  • Tamarind - half lemon size
  • Salt - to taste

ridgegourd-thuvaiyal image

method of preparation

Fry the ingredients seperately.

Keep a whole ridge gourd in a pressure cooker, seperately or while cooking dhal or rice.

Remove, peel and grind along with the fried ingredients, tamarind and salt.

This can be used as a side dish for tiffin varieties as well as for rice, Prepared rice varieties etc.

Mint thuvaiyal | Coconut thuvaiyal | Brinjal thuvaiyal | Ridge gourd thuvaiyal | Onion thuvaiyal

onion thuvial


  • Thur dhal - 2 tbl. sp.
  • Bengalgram dhal - 2 tbl. sp.
  • Red chillies - 2
  • Salt - to taste
  • Onion - 1 big size

onion-thuvaiyal image

Method of preparation

Fry both the dhal and red chillies seperately in a little oil.

Onion should be cut and fried in a little oil.

Grind the onion with the dhals, chillies and salt.

This is the nice combination for idli, dosa, chappathi etc.

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