Peerkan kai Thovayal
Ridge Gourd Chutney - my G.Mom's favourite. She would keep the peel aside to make this chutney. If our cook dared to not make this or bin the peel,...
There is a tradition that you should visit Kasi (Varanasi), at least once in your lifetime. This Yatra is undertaken to perform Vedic rites for our ancestors. Also, we have to give up our favourite fruit and vegetable, as part of some ritual. When some one returns from a Yatra, we visit to seek their blessings and the important discussion would be "What did you give up?"
Peerkan Kai was my Grand mother's favourite, and she gave it up when she went to Kasi.