August 28, 2010

Beerakaya Kandipappu Koora ~ Ridge Gourd And Yellow Lentil Curry

Ingredients :

Ridge Gourd : 2
Onions : 2 small sized
Handful of yellow lentil
Mustard seeds : 1 tsp
Chana dal : 1 tsp
Urad dal : 1 tsp
Red Chilli Powder : 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder : 1/4 tsp
Cury Leaves : 2 stems
Oil : 2 tsp
Salt to taste

Method :

Put the yellow lentil in a pressure cooker and sprinkle very little water and cook till 3 whistles. Turn off the flame and wait until the pressure go off. Wash, peel, chop the ridge gourd into small pieces and keep aside. Peel and cut the onions into small pieces and set aside. Heat two teaspoons of oil in frying pan and add the mustard seeds, urad dal, chana dal and let them splutter. When the seeds stop tossing, add the curry leaves and chopped onions. Fry the onions till they get light brown golden color. Now add the chopped ridge gourd, salt and turmeric powder. Mix well, cover with a lid. Let it cook completely. When it's done, add the yellow lentil and red chilli powder. fry for another two minutes and serve hot with roti or steamed rice and dollop of ghee.


  1. Delicious stir fry, looks yummy..

  2. Beerakaya kandipappu combo is great Hari,chala bavundhi,asusual ga clicks tho saha.

  3. Ridge Groud and Lentil Curry look super tasty.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  4. wav nice's looking to taste now it self..i like birayakaya ...thanks to posting this curry tmrw ill do this curry..

  5. nice curry and looks delicious ......

  6. Wonderful and delicious curry.

  7. aha beerakaya kandipapau adiripoyindhi chandu..combination superb..ur so sweet and simply good..


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