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Turai Punjabwale

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Ridge gourd cooked with Punjabi tadka.

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Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings : 4

Turai Punjabwale

Main Ingredients

Ridge gourd (turai),




Main Course-Veg

Level Of Cooking



  • Ridge gourd (turai) peeled and cut into thin strips
    250 grams
  • Ghee
    2 tablespoons
  • Cumin seeds
    3/4 teaspoon
  • Onions chopped
    2 medium
  • Ginger chopped
    1 inch
  • Green chillies chopped
  • Turmeric powder
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Tomatoes chopped
    3 medium
  • Coriander powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Dried mango powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Potato cubed
    1 medium


Step 1

Heat ghee in a pressure cooker and add cumin seeds. When then begin to change colour, add onions and sauté till transparent.

Step 2

Add ginger, green chillies and turmeric powder and saute till the onions turn light brown. Add tomatoes and cook till they are soft.

Step 3

Add coriander powder, red chilli powder, dried mango powder, garam masala powder and salt. Sauté till the ghee separates from the masala.

Step 4

Add the ridge gourd slices and potato cubes and saute for three to four minutes. Add half cup water and pressure cook till two whistles are given out. Serve hot.

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