This is very simple chutney with limited ingredients that can be done easily in a short period of time.
1 cup Bottle Gourd Pieces (without skin)
10 Green Chilies
½ tsp Lemon Juice
1 tsp Sambar Powder
Few Curry Leaves
½ tsp Cumin Seeds
A pinch of Turmeric Powder
A pinch of Asafetida (Inguva, Hing)
1 tbsp Oil
Heat oil in a pan and add bottle gourd pieces + cumin seeds + green chilies and sauté well for 5 minutes. Then add curry leaves + turmeric + asafetida + sambar powder and mix well. Keep the mixture on medium low flame for 5 more minutes and turn off.
Keep aside to cool. When the contents cool down, blend them into a fine paste by adding lemon juice and salt. Add very little water if needed.
That’s it!! Great tasting chutney is ready!! Enjoy this yummy chutney with either rice or chapathis.