Friday, January 16, 2015

Peerkangai Thol Thogayal | பீர்க்கங்காய் தொவையல் | Ridge Gourd Thogayal (Thovayal)

Peerkangai Thol Thogayal is a simple recipe with the peel of the peerkangai. This veggie is is loaded with health benefits. Even the skin of the peerkangai can be consumed. Today I am gonna post my Mother-in-law's recipe.

Peerkangai is extremely rich in dietary fiber and enriched with all the vital elements that include Vitamin-C, Zinc, Iron, Riboflavin, Magnesium, Thiamin and traces of another minerals. It is low in saturated fat, cholesterol and calories that aids in weight loss.

Check out Peerakangai recipes which I have already posted :- Peerkangai Thol Chutney and Peerkangai Chutney.
 
Ingredients :-
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 Peerkangai Peel    1 cup
 Red Chillies   5
 Urad dal   1 tsp
 Channa dal   1 tsp 
 Salt to taste

Method :-
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 1). Heat Oil in a pan, add urad dal, channa dal and red chillies. Saute till the dals turn brown.
 2). Add the peel and saute till they become soft. switch of the flame and let it cool. Coarsely grind the sauteed items in a mixer. Done !
Serve with steamed rice and a dollop of ghee.

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