August 24, 2010

Beerakaya Perugu Pachadi ~ Ridge Gourd Yogurt Chutney

Ingredients :

Chopped Ridge gourd : 1 cup
Curd : 1 cup
Green Chillies : 1 or 2
Red Chilli : 1
Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Chana Dal : 1/2 tsp
Urad dal : 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds : 1/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder : 1/4 tsp
Chopped Ginger : 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves : 2 stems
Few Fenugreek seeds
Salt to taste
Oil : 2 tsp

Method :

Wash, peel and chop the ridge gourd into medium size pieces and set aside. Heat two teaspoons of oil in a pan. Add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds. urad dal, chana dal, fenugreek seeds and let them splutter. When the seeds stop tossing, add the green chillies, red chilli, ginger and curry leaves. Fry for another few seconds and add the ridge gourd pieces, turmeric, salt and little water to it. Mix well, cover with a lid. Let it cook completely. Switch off the flame and allow it cool. Combine the cooked ridge gourd mixture with the curd and mix well. Serve with steamed rice or roti.

Other Names : Heerekai Mosaru Bajji, Beerakaya Perugu Pachhadi, Peechinga Thayir Chutney


  1. Wow.. I just love curd in anything and I am sure I will like this :) looks yummy

  2. love all types of pachadis..nice click..have tasted it tastes delicious.

  3. Beerakaya is one of my favorite vegetable. Love this pachadi.

  4. Beerakaya perugu pachhadi,sounds yummy n delicious,with its creamy texture Hari.As usual lovely click.

  5. Lovely pachadi..creamy and delicious

  6. Pachadi with ridge gourd sounds too delicious..yumm..

  7. I love this pachadi, I need to try this one. I haven't tried anything with ridge gourd and yogurt.

  8. hey its awesome ...birakaya perugu pachadi chala bagundhi ...nanu surega try chesta ...thanks chandana garu


  9. Looks awesome and it's a delicious looking dish.

  10. looks great and delicious pachadi ..... its a new recipe to me .. will try this soon .....

  11. Wow :) I think this is also called as Udnittu :) Not sure but looks like that for me.. But still it is unique in its own way :)

  12. Such a nice variation with ridge gourd. Love to try this version.

  13. Wow sounds interesting .. I have ur some of ur recipes which is in to do list now this is added in that list. I love all kind of perugu pachadi's so Surely I will love this..

  14. Never made beerakaya this way..looks nice.....

  15. I too never made yoghurt like this before. Would definitely try it soon.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  16. so creamy !! Looks yumm



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