Ridge-gourd skin ( ghosale sheere ) – 8 to 10 ( washed and cut into 1 inch pieces )
Fried Red chillies – 5 to 6
Grated coconut – 1 cup
Cumin seeds ( Jeera ) – 1 tsp
Ghee – 1 ½ tsp
Salt – To taste
Dry roast grated coconut till the water evaporates ( about 2 minutes ). Keep aside.
In a kadai, heat ghee. Add cumin seeds. After it starts to splutter, add ridge-gourd skin and roast till golden browned. Remove roasted ridge-gourd skin from kadai Keep aside.
Grind fried coconut + fried red chillies + salt ( WITHOUT ADDING WATER ). Before removing the ground paste, add roasted cumin seeds + ridge-gourd skin. Grind again into medium consistency paste by adding little water.Serve with cooked rice and Dal ( dalitoy ).