Heerekai thove recipe explained with step by step pictures. This is a dal prepared using ridge gourd, mung dal, coconut, green chili, ginger and lemon. Heerekai thove or heerekayi bele thovve is very tasty, healthy and goes very well with rice.
This type of ridge gourd dal or herekai-hesarubele thove is very popular across malnad region of Karnataka. This heerekai thove or ridge gourd dal is generally served with rice. However you can make it thick and serve it with chapathi or roti as well. This gravy s very common in my family. Ridge gourd is peeled and then used in this recipe. The ridge gourd peel or heerkai sippe is used to prepare a tasty ridgegourd peel chutney or heerekai sippe chutney. If you are looking for more heerekai or ridgegourd recipes then check my heerekai dose, heerekai bonda and heerekai sippe dose recipes on this website.
If you are looking for more hesaru bele or moong dal recipes, then do check our bili saaru, gram salad (hesaru bele kosambari), hesarubele saaru or mung dal rasam, green gram dal payasa (hesaru bele payasa), green gram curry and green gram sprouts salad.
If you are looking for more Karnataka style gravy recipes then do check Doddapathre rasam, Udupi rasam, cowpea rasam and fenugreek seed rasam, upsaaru, Mango rasam, avarekalu saaru and sabsige soppu (dill leaves) rasam recipes.
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 20 min
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