Ridge gourd / Turiya Fritters

Ridgegourd is a versatile vegetable. You can make a variety of subzi, use the peel to make a Chutney and also a stirfry. Posting fritters today which can be served as a snack with tea or can be a side dish to a meal.

Ingredients :

  • 200 gms Ridgegourd
  • 100 gms Besan/Chickpea flour
  • 25 gms Rice flour
  • 1 tbsp chilly powder
  • Salt
  • 1 tsp Hing/asafoetida
  • Water to prepare the batter.
  • Oil to fry the fritters.

Method :

Wash and scrape the Ridgegourd. Slice it neither too thick nor thin diagonally, though one can make roundels too. Mix together the Besan, Rice flour, Salt, Chilly powder and Hing. Add water a little at a time to make a batter of pouring consistency. It should be neither too thick nor runny. Heat oil in a pan. Dip the Ridgegourd slices into the batter and fry them to a rich golden yellow. Serve hot.

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