|Beerakaya Pottu Podi
Red chillies-3 or Red chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
Thick tamarind juice-1tsp or Amchur powder (optional)
Ridge gourd skin/Beerakaya peel-3 cups
(With very little water and grind to a coarse paste,squeeze out excess water.Don't discard the water you can use it in gravys or in making chapathi dough.
Heat a pan, in low medium flame dry roast the paste till all the water has evaporated & its completely dry,keep it aside).
Switch off the stove & add the dry roasted peel & mix it well.
Cool & store it in fridge.
Mix it with hot rice & enjoy.