Turai (Ridge gourd) Ke Sabzi

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Simmer Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 kg ridge gourd
  • 1 capsicum
  • 1 stalk curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp coconut, scraped finely
  • 2 green chillies, halved
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander seed powder
  • 1/2 tsp amchoor (dried mango) powder
  • 3-4 pinches asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp each cumin and mustard seeds
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp oil

How to Make Turai (Ridge gourd) Ke Sabzi

  • Lightly peel the ridge gourd and chop it into one-inch oblong fingers.
  • Heat oil in a saucepan and add seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves and allow to splutter.
  • Add ridge gourd and stir-fry for a minute.
  • Add all other ingredients and stir again.
  • Cover and simmer on very low allowing it to cook in its own juices.
  • Sprinkle a little water if required.
  • Cook till it is tender but not mushy.
  • Allow all extra moisture to evaporate.
  • Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with chopped coriander.
  • Serve hot with roti, puri, paratha or rice.