Talimpu vadavam - 1 tsp
( or use mustard,urad dal and jeera )
Curry leaves few
Red chilly - 1
Sesame oil - 3 tsp
Ridge gourd - 1 large size
( remove skin and cut into small cubes,before cooking taste a piece to check for bitterness)
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Chopped onion - a handful
Chopped garlic - 3
Green chillies - 3
Tamarind juice - 1 tbsp
Take a pan add the ridge gourd,onion,green chillies,turmeric powder and garlic,don't add water cover and cook till soft.
Add the tamarind juice and salt, cook for few more minutes and switch off the stove.
Mash this mixture well using a masher or cool and pulse once in a blender.
Heat oil in a pan and temper with above ingredients.
Pour the hot tempering into the ridge gourd mixture mix and serve hot with rice.
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