Turai Aloo Sabzi

This combination of ridge gourd, potatoes and chana dal make for a tasty dish. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Turai Aloo Sabzi
Main Ingredients Ridge Gourd, Potatoes
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Turai Aloo Sabzi

  • 250 grams Ridge Gourd
  • 2 medium Potatoes boiled and peeled
  • 5 tablespoons Split Bengal gram (chana dal) soaked
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 Green chillies broken
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 medium Tomato chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon Fresh coriander leaves chopped


  1. Heat water in a deep non-stick pan. Drain and add chana dal and salt and cook till the dal is almost done. Scrape and wash turai. Chop into big pieces.
  2. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds and turai and sauté for a minute. Add green chillies, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and mix well. Add salt and mix well. Cover and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add tomato and mix well.Strain the cooked chana dal and add to the pan. Mash the potatoes and add. Add salt if required, garam masala powder and coriander leaves and mix well. Add ½ cup water and mix well. Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Serve hot.