TOORIAN JO SAAG – TARAYLO
(Zucchini Vegetable – Fried)
Ridge Gourd / Zucchini – 1 kg.
Mustard seeds – ½ tsp.
Oil – ½ tblsp.
Asafoetida – pinch
Salt – to taste
Green Chillies – 2 – 3 nos.
Coriander powder – 1 tsp.
Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp.
Juice of 1 lime or Raw mango powder – ½ tsp.
Coriander leaves – 1 tblsp. (for garnish)
Peel, wash and cut the ridge gourd in finger like elongated shapes.
In a pan, heat oil on a medium flame. When hot, add mustard seeds. Allow them to temper. When the mustard seeds start popping, add asafoetida and chopped green chillies.
Stir for half a minute. Add the chopped gourd, salt and turmeric powder. Mix well and reduce the heat to a low flame. Cover the pan with a rekabi and stir it at regular intervals.
When the gourd becomes tender, add coriander powder and raw mango powder. Mix thoroughly and let the vegetable simmer for a few minutes.
Serve hot garnished with chopped coriander leaves.