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Roasted Ridge Gourd Skin

25 Feb

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Beerakaya Tokku Vepudu

Ingredients:

Ridge Gourd 1
Red Chilli Flakes 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Olive Oil 1 tsp

Method of preparation:

Wash thoroughly, lightly scrape and chop off the ridge gourd skin.
Use the flesh to make any of these ridge gourd recipes which makes use of the ridge gourd flesh.
Preheat oven to 380 F.
Boil ridge gourd skin pieces in salted water till just soft. Don’t over cook.
Strain the cooked ridge gourd skins and place them on a baking tray.
Sprinkle red chilli flakes, little bit of salt and oil.
Lightly stir and spread the ridge gourd skin pieces.
Bake for 15 – 20 min until brown around the edges.
Serve hot with steamed rice and dollop of ghee.

Notes: If ridge gourd is thin without much flesh inside, go ahead and chop it into big cylinders. Squeeze out the seeds a little bit once boiled and follow the above recipe.