Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Spicy ridgegaurd pancakes

This is one of therecipe which i like.As i had said friend s i will be comming up with differnt recipes out of ridge gaurd here i am with one more tasty recipe which can be eaten just as a snack,breakfast or sides with the rice.This is a spicy,crunchy chewy recipe which is quite appealing too.

ridge gaurd - 1 large thinly scliced
Rice - 1 cup soaked in water
Dry chillies - 7-8
Coriander - 3 tsp
Hing - 3 pinch
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
Methi seeds - 1/4 tsp
Cumin - 1/2 tsp
Tur dal - 3 tsp
tamarind pulp-1/4 tsp

1.Soak raw rice and tur dal in warm water for atleast 1 hr.
2.Grind chillies hing,turmeric,tamarind,coriander seeds,methi seedswith the soaked rice and dal to a rough thick paste. Add salt to it as per taste and mix properly.
3.Slice up the ridge gaurd into thin slices and dip it in the batter and plcae one in the centre of the hot pan then surround it with similar 5 slices,so that it will form a flower like in appearence.Then cover all the area's in between the slices with the batter.
4.Close and cook for some time then smear with oil and bake it up side down. till both the sides becomes crunchy and cooked well.
5.Serve hot with rice as sides or with coconut chutny for breakfast /simply cut into 4 quarters and serve with tea as snacks. enjoy.


Vani said...

Never tried ridgegourd dosa before, Sowmya! That too a unique way of making the dosa-placing the veggies separately instead of mixing in with batter. Very nicely described.

Coffee said...

This is new to me!!!! Never really make anyhting with ridgegourd... thats for the heads up Soumya :)

Pooja said...

this is indeed a nice way to use ridgegourd. i love it . surely try it soon.
i just come to know that i missed many good posts of yours here, since i was busy i my own schedule. all are very nice and healthy too . i have totake a look at them agin when i get bit more free time.
thanks for sharing

Saju said...

I am trying this today! It looks so yum.
I love your blog by the way

Seema said...

Soumya, Enage ridgegaurd usually ishta illa but my athe makes this exactly the same way and i just love it. Tastes a lot like pathrate alda

USHA said...

It looks nice and crunchy too...I never heard or tried before,let me do now...

Asha said...

Ridge Gourd Dosa!Wonderful and very creative too!A must try for me!:))

Nidhi said...

Ridgegourd pancake...thats different and creative. Never tried it before, but will give it shot now.

Padmaja said...

Looks good.My mom makes this with urad dal, She grinds ridgegourd also. we call it beerakai attu. I like eating with rice/plain curd.

Anonymous said...

I am great fan of ridgegaurd, but never tried it in pancakes before...very creative...thanks for sharing...take care...

swapna said...

hi soumya

what a nice recipe..never heard of this..liked it very much..here where i am staying i can't find ridge gourd...missing it ..:-(

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hi Vani,
Is that so .then do give a try im sure you will like it.

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hey coffee,
Hmm most of them do not like ridge gaurd.Well i try to use a lot of this veggie because of its nutrative values.Why dont you give a try.I will be comming up with many more recipes already have 2 in my blog.So will see how you like them.Enjoy....

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hi pooja.
I totally agree with you..hey thanks for dropping by my blog buddy.

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hi Sanju,
Thanks for dropping by my blog and posting a comment.

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hi seema,
hmm i like it a lot.Yup it tastes a bit like patrade ..

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hi usha,
Yup its crunchy and will remain the same for many hrs.it can be even frozen for months in freezer and then heated in pan when ever you like it will remanin crispy itself.

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hey Asha,
thanks dear

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hello Nidhi,
Thanks dear.Then do give a try and lemme know

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hi Padmaja ,
Then you have to give a try because it tastes even better.you get the nice taste of the ridge gaurd and its crunchy too..

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hi Dilipji,
Well then this is the best recipe for you i feel.Do give a try and lemme get the feetback.Thanks

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hi swapna,
thanks dear.Hoo is that so you can prepare the same with bittergaurd ,snake gaurd also.For bittergaurd cut and soak them in a mixture of turmeric and salt for 2 hrs and squeese out the liquid before preparing it.Enjoy.