Ghee Roast and Ridge Gourd Chutney

For blog hop i visited Divya's  blog  DIVYASCOOKBOOK  last week and Jayshri's blog  SAMAYALARAI  this  week and enjoyed reading through their posts. When i saw how to prepare the restaurant style rocket shaped ghee roast i knew what i wanted to try  from divya's collection and then came across the ridge gourd chutney in jayshri's collection thought it would be a wonderful combo with the dosa and every one at home loved it with dosa and even rice.
In the picture chutneys are tomato (red colored) , coconut (white colored), ridge gourd( light brown colored) , chutney podi ( drak brown colored).


Nei (Ghee) RoastRecipe source : DIVYASCOOKBOOK

Idli rice – 3 cups
Urad dal – 1 cup
Methi seeds – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Ghee – as required to make dosas




  1. Soak the rice  for 4- 6 hours and dal-methi for 45 minutes separately .
  2. Grind to a  smooth paste and mix both together with salt .
  3. Keep the batter for fermenting overnight.
  4. Place a dosa tawa on flame and make dosas.
  5. Spread the dosa as thin as possible and pour a tsp of melted ghee on top.
  6. When dosa starts becoming brown and crisp, lower the flame.
  7. Cut a radius shaped slit.
  8.  Now remove the dosa and fold it like a cone along the slit and ghee roast is ready.



RIDGE GOURD CORIANDER CHUTNEY
Recipe Source :SAMAYALARAI 

Ridge Gourd  - 1/2 cup peeled, deseeded and cubed
Coriander seeds - 2 tspPearl Onion -  4 , slit into quarters
Red chilies - 2
Channa dal - 2 tsp
Coconut - 2 tbsp grated
Tamarind  a small piece
Salt to taste


  1. Heat oil in a deep pan and roast the dal , coriander and red chilies . 
  2. Now add the onions and saute till translucent
  3. Add the ridge gourd, coconut ,salt and mix well.
  4. Cover and cook till gourd is tender .
  5. Add the coriander leaves and saute for a second or two.
  6. Turn off heat, cool.
  7. Blend  the mixture and chutney is ready.
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24 comments:

  1. Ghee roast looks superb..Lovely delicious combo..

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  2. Great roast dear,ridge gourd chutney is new to me, looks yummy.

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  3. Ghee roast Dosa luks yumm yumm with Ridgegourd Chutney.Luv it

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  4. dosa is looking attractive with cone shape

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  5. Yum yum,both dosa and chutney makes me hungry.

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  6. aah makes me so hungry. yummy combo and super delicious

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  7. the platter looks so yum n makes me hungry...love it !!!

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  8. ghee roast looks perfect...awesome combo

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  9. its been ages since I ate this. loos so perfect.

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  10. dosa looks yummy and crispy,first time here,following you dear.Please do drop at my space.
    Cheers
    Nalini

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  11. perfect looking dosa roast!!! LOVE IT

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  12. Dosa has come out so well. And nice combination for dosa.

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  13. wow...love your combo ....great recipe..;)
    Tasty Appetite

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  14. Delicious and healthy breakfast..drool

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  15. wow, that dosa looks so professional. I need to learn to give that shape.

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  16. the platter looks so yum n makes me hungry...love it !!!

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  17. You have made be hungry with this delicious ghee roast...liked the presentation.

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  18. Yumm !!! The dosa looks so professional!

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