turai ki sabzi | tori recipe | how to make ridge gourd curry
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 2-3
turai or tori is the name of ridge gourd in Hindi. It is a very delicious vegetable and the turai ki sabzi has a light and mildly spicy broth. the tori sabzi goes well with roti but tastes mind-blowing with rice.
  • Ridge gourd / turai / shirali - 500 grams, peeled and chopped into small pieces
  • Onion - ¾ cup, finely chopped
  • Tomato - 1 cup, finely chopped
  • Garlic - 10 medium-sized cloves - finely crushed
  • Coriander leaves - a handful, finely chopped
  • Peanut oil - 2 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
  • Byadgi red chili - ½ tbsp
  • Garam masala (I used Suhana brand) - ¼ tsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Hot water - 1 & ½ cup
  • Roasted peanut powder - 2 tbsp
  1. To make turai ki sabzi, heat peanut oil in a skillet. Add the cumin seeds and let them sizzle.
  2. Toss in the onions and saute until golden.
  3. Add in the crushed garlic and saute until the raw smell is gone.
  4. Toss in the tomatoes and add some salt. Cook until the tomatoes are mushy.
  5. When the oil separates, add the turmeric and byadgi red chili. Saute for a minute.
  6. Next, add the ridge gourd/turai/shirali. Mix well. Cover and cook on low flame until tender. The turai should still have a crunch and not be completely mushy.
  7. Pour in hot water and bring the curry to a boil.
  8. Then add the powder of roasted peanuts.
  9. Mix well. Cover and let it simmer for 5 minutes.
  10. Finally, garish the turai ki sabzi with garam masala and a handful of fresh coriander leaves. Mix well and simmer for one more minute.
  11. Tori recipe is ready. Serve it hot with roti and rice. Enjoy!
Recipe by Flavouroma.com at https://flavouroma.com/turai-ki-sabzi-ridge-gourd-recipe/