Bottle Gourd - 1 smallTelaga pindi - 1 cup
Red chillies - 6
Garlic cloves - 5-6
Salt to taste
Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
Green chillies - 6
Curry leaves - few
Oil - 50 gms
Channa dal - 1/4 tsp
Mustard & Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
- Peel and cut bottle gourd into pieces. Grind 3 red chillies along with telaga pindi for making powder.
- Heat oil in kadai, add broken red chillies,channa dal, Mustard, cumin seeds and curry leaves. Fry till mustard crackles.
- Add chopped green chillies, gourd pieces, salt and turmeric, cover and cook till gourd is tender and done. Add little water if necessary.
- Lastly sprinkle telaga pindi, mix well and cook another 5 minutes in low flame.