Monday, 5 December 2011

(Courgette/ Ridge Gourd) Tori ki Sabzi

tori ki sabzi

This is one of the simplest methods of making tori ki sabzi. You don't need to add water since tori has lot of water. Add 1 tablespoon water if you are cooking in a pressure cooker and cook to 2 whistles. Tori is a light summer vegetable and can also be given to sick people. Being green, tori is full of nutrition.
Recipe of tori ki sabzi
4-5 tori (courgette/ ridge gourd/ snake gourd/ turai)
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
A pinch of hing (asafoetida)
1 tbsp oil
Salt to taste
1/4 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder

1. Peel, wash and cut tori in small rounds.
2. Heat oil in a kadhai/ wok or a pan and add cumin seeds. When they change color, add hing.
3. Add tori pieces and all the spices and salt. Mix and lower heat to medium-low. Cook covered, stirring ocassionally.
4. Cook till tori turn tender. Turn off the heat and serve tori ki sabzi hot with roti.

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