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Achari Turai Recipe

Achari Turai Recipe

Achari Turai Recipe

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Cuisine pakistan
Servings 4
Calories 112 kcal


  • 1 kg Turai (Ridge Gourd)
  • 3 tbsp Mustard Oil
  • 1 cup Sliced Onions
  • 2 Green Chilies
  • 2 tbsp Achari Masala
  • 2 tsp Kashmiri Red Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Finely Chopped Tomatoes
  • 2 tsp Lime Juice
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Coriander Leaves


  • Peel the turai using a vegetable peeler and rinse it with water.
  • Cut the turai into ½-inch pieces using a knife.
  • Heat oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
  • Once the oil is hot, add onions and fry until they turn slightly brown in color (6-8 minutes), stirring frequently.
  • Add green chilies and achari masala and fry for 20-30 seconds, stirring continuously.
  • Add turai, red chili powder, turmeric powder, and salt and mix well.
  • Reduce the heat to low.
  • Cover the pan with a tight-fitting lid and cook for 8-10 minutes or until the turai is slightly cooked. Stir a few times while cooking.
  • Add tomatoes and cover and cook until turai is nicely cooked (6-8 minutes).
  • Add lime juice and mix well. Garnish with cilantro and serve hot.

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