Tuesday, 27 September 2016


Ridge gourd is packed with nutrients abundantly. since it is a low-calorie veggie, it is highly recommended to support weight loss of everyone who wishes to get a slimmer body. It is a high water store-house naturally.It contains high beta carotene so that it gives clear eyesight.

Being  low cholesterol and high fiber veggie, it is good for heart patients.

It is a blood purifier.

Riboflavin, magnesium, iron, thiamin, vitamin c and zinc and so many nutrients and minerals are loaded in the ridge gourd.

Do view how to make Ridge gourd pepper stir fry:


Ridge gourd two nos
Pepper one spoon
Sesame oil one tablespoon
Coriander leaves half cup finely chopped
Shallots or onion bits half cup
Green chilly one
Curry leaves 10 nos
Mustard seeds one spoon
Cumin seeds one spoon
Salt to taste
Turmeric one spoon


Wash the ridge gourd and peel off the veggie.
Cut them into half-inch discs.
Heat the frying pan with sesame oil.
Add mustard seeds to splutter
Add shallots or onion bits, curry leaves, green chilly.
Saute' for a while.
Add turmeric.
Add the ridge gourd discs and saute' till the turmeric spread in the discs evenly.
Sprinkle salt to taste.
Since it is a high water content. you need not add water. just sprinkle water over the discs.
Close with lid.
Let it cook for five minutes on a low flame
Open and sprinkle pepper powder.
Add chopped corianders.
Add shredded coconut (optional)
Switch off the flame.
Give a good stir.

Yummy Ridge gourd pepper stir fry is ready to have with curd rice/meals.


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