Turai Chana Chole Recipe - Yummy Traditional

Turai Chana Chole Recipe


Turai Chana Chole|Ridge Gourd Curry is a healthy combination of  chickpeas with ridge gourd is cooked in a simple style along with adding masala, this is my own version usually I made turai with dal,meat, keema,eggs but this time I changed my plan and made it with chana cholay the taste and flavor was been very good and delicious and the most important thing is that I prepared  it in very less time

Turai is called in English ridge gourd, are a tasty veggie with lots of iron vitamins and a huge amount of nutritional values and is considered good for the human brain
I remember as i kid my mother used to bring ridge gourd flower from aunty house where a very thick and the biggest plant of ridge gourd and i used to bring a lot of ridge flower by plucking  and my mother made pakoras from ridge gourd flower had very tasty and unique flavor
Ridge gourd can be cooked with chana dal, meat,keema, and anda even in a simple manner Turai Bhujia in additional ingredient can be added omelet and serve with chapatis,rotis and rice
So let’s begin with step by step photos

Preparation of making ridge gourd curry:
Take all ingredients and prepare them all, take a small bowl and put all dry spices like red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric, salt, cumin powder then add a little amount of water and dissolve them together set aside


Making turai chana choley:
Heat the oil and put onion slices and saute them for 5 minutes on medium flame, add dissolved spices to the fried onions, and stir to mix well


Cook the masala mixture for 5 minutes on medium flame, o
nce oil comes on top 


Put chopped ridge gourd to the masala and stir to mix well,let them cook till turns to soft


Then add boiled chickpeas with ground spices powder in curry, stir well and further cook it for about 10-15 minutes on medium-low flame


Reduce the heat to low and allow to simmer it another 5 minutes,


Transfer to the serving bowl/plate,turai chana choley is ready to serve

Turai choly chana can be served with boiled rice,zeera rice,bagara rice,rotis, and chapatis along with salad and cumin raita


Turai Chana Chole is healthy combination of  chickpeas with ridge gourd is cooked in a simple style along with adding masala,this is my own version..

How to make turai chana chole?
  1. 750g,ridge gourd
  2. 1 large size, onion slices
  3. ½ cup,mustard oil/canola oil
  4. 1 cup, boiled white chickpeas
  5. Salt to taste
  6. ½ tsp,red chilli powder
  7. 1 tsp,crushed coriander powder
  8. ½ tsp,cumin powder
  9. ½ tsp,turmeric powder
  10. ½ tsp,crushed red chilli
  11. 1 tsp, chopped garlic cloves
Special masala:
  1. 1 tsp, black peppercorn
  2. 2 pods,black cardamom
How to make turai chana chole?
  1. Heat the oil in medium pot and put chopped onions and sauté them for 5 minutes until translucent
  2. Add chopped garlic cloves and fry it with onions then add dissolved masala to the onion and stir well
  3. Let it cook until oil is separated
  4. Then add chopped ridge gourd and stir to mix well
  5. Let them cook for 15 minutes on medium heat
  6. Once turai becomes soft and release its water
  7. Then put boiled white chickpeas along with ground spices
  8. Stir to combine well
  9. Allow to cook another 10-15 minutes on low-medium heat till water dries out
  10. Reduce the heat to low and simmer it for 5 minutes
  11. Transfer to the serving bowl/dish
  12. Turai chana choley curry is done
  13. Note,don’t need  add water to the vegetables because turai itself contain a lot of water
  14. Turai chohly chana can be served with boiled rice,zeera rice,bagara rice,rotis and chapatis along with salad and cumin raita

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