Torai Ki Dasmia By naina singh


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Torai Ki Dasmia

Torai or turai is also known as ridge gourd. This simple dish is served with a Maharashtrian flat bread known as dashmi.
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Cooking Time

20 Min

Preparation Time

25 Min



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  • 500 gm Turai or Ridge Gourd cut into pieces
  • 2 Onions, finely chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes, finely chopped
  • Chopped coriander
  • 1.5 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp Asafoetida (hing)
  • 1.5 tbsp chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 0.5 tsp garam masala
  • Salt and sugar as per taste
  • For Dashmi
  • 50 gms atta
  • A pinch of salt
  • A pinch of Ajwain or carom seeds
  • 2 tsp oil or ghee
  • Water as required


  1. 1

    Place a pot on stove, add 2 tbsp of oil and let it heat.
  2. 2

    Add 1 table spoon Mustard seeds in hot oil, along with asafoetida and ginger garlic paste.
  3. 3

    Add the chopped onion and saute till they start browning.
  4. 4

    Add chopped tomato and cook till it softens.
  5. 5

    Now add the chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala and cook till the masala are cooked.
  6. 6

    Add salt and sugar as per taste.
  7. 7

    Add the chopped ridge gourd and cook till done on a low flame.
  8. 8

    For Dashmi, take the atta, add the salt and ajwain along with the oil and mix well.
  9. 9

    Add water as required to the flour to knead into a dough .
  10. 10

    Pull out a small bit from the dough and roll it into a puri.
  11. 11

    Fry in oil and serve with ridge gourd curry.

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