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How to prepare Ash gourd raita (Poosani pachadi)

We will make raita with many vegetables. But making with ash gourd (White pumpkin) is very tasty and healthy recipe. Ash gourd is very healthy vegetable. It has vitamins, minerals and it’s good for maintaining Blood pressure. We can add ash gourd in morkuzhambu, sambar ect… But if u try  raita with ash gourd gives different experience. Let’s see how we can prepare the Ash gourd raita.

Basic information :

Preparation time : 10 Mins
Cooking time : 10 Mins
Serve : 3 Persons

Ingredients :


Ash gourd : 1/4 Kg
Curd : 1 Cup
Mustard : 1 Tsp
Onion : 1/2 Cup
Red chilly : 3 Nos
Curry leaves : 5 Nos
Oil : 2 Tsp
Salt : As per taste

Method :

Peel off the ash gourd, wash and cut into small pieces. Add salt, little water and keep it in low flame.

After the ash gourd is fully cooked, transfer to the serving dish and add thick curd.

Heat oil in a pan, add mustard. After the mustard pops, add chopped onion, red chilly, curry leaves and fry well. Add little salt for quick fry. (Onion is optional one).

Add the fried onion into the ash gourd.

Mix well and serve with chapathi, paratha or any variety rices.

Everyone try this tasty and healthy raita and please post your valuable comments!….

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