Tawa Fry Khas-Khas Stuffed Ridge-gourd [Turai]

Turai is full of nutrients but liked by few only. One of the ways to make turai likable is to stuff it.Here i am using khas khas seeds to stuff it which is again rich in dietary fibres and potatoes which is liked by all. So try this healthy and tasty stuffed vegetable.

 INGREDIENTS:

  • For Stuffing:
  • Poppy [Khas-khas] seeds 2 tbsp
  • Green Chillies to taste
  • Onion Finally Chopped 1 tbsp
  • Panchforan [ Mix of sauf,methi,sarson,kalungi,cumin seeds] 1tsp
  • Potatoes Finally Chopped 2 tabsp
  • Panchforan [ Mix of sauf,methi,sarson,kalungi,cumin seeds] 1tsp
  • Mustard Oil 3 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Ridge Gourd 4-5

METHOD:

STUFFING:

Soak poppy seeds for 1 hour & grind it to a paste. Heat a pan put 1tbsp oil & add panchforan onions & green chilli to it & fry. Add chopped potatoes and cook till potatoes are half cooked. Add poppy paste and 1/2 cup water if paste is thick.Cook for 5-6 min. Keep it aside for stuffing.

 

Peel ridge gourd. Slit it from the middle so that both ends remain uncut & make a cavity to fill stuffing. See picture.

Tawa Fry Khas-Khas Stuffed Ridge-gourd [Turai]

Stuff poppy seeds & potato filling . Heat a tawa/girdle. Put 1tbsp oil and put the stuffed pieces carefully on tawa.cook for 2-3 min from one side & flip. Add some more oil after flipping form the sides. cook for 2-3 min on slow flame

Tawa Fry Khas-Khas Stuffed Ridge-gourd [Turai]

Check if it is done with the help of a fork. If not cook till they are done . Cook slightly form all sides.

Tawa Fry Khas-Khas Stuffed Ridge-gourd [Turai]

Notes

  • Turai if fresh cooks very fast. So keep checking carefully if it is done to avoid burning.
  • Always use slow flame to cook this.
 

 

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