Stuffed Ridge Gourd Recipe
Stuffed ridge gourd with onion and tomato gravy, cooked until it becomes juicy and flavoursome.
Stuffed Ridge Gourd Recipe is a must try vegetable curry. This dish is made by stuffing onion and tomato masala into the cylindrical shaped ridge gourd pieces and then sautéed until they turn soft and juicy. The stuffed ridge gourd is then cooked along with some more leftover masalas until it has observed all its flavors.
Ridge gourd has always been a part of Ayurveda diet, this is because of the increase in Vitamins C, Zinc and Antioxidants. It has also been used extensively in most of the cuisines across India.
If You are looking for more Ridge Gourd Recipes here are some:
- 1 Ridge Gourd (Turai/ Peerkangai) , skin peeled and cut into 2 inch cylindrical.
- 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds For the stuffing
- 1 Onion , chopped
- 1 Tomato , chopped
- 2 tablespoon Roasted Peanuts (Moongphali)
- 1 Green Chilli , chopped
- 2 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves
- 4 cloves Garlic
- 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
How to make Stuffed Ridge Gourd Recipe
To begin making the Stuffed Ridge Gourd Recipe prep the ridge gourd and keep it ready. Slit each cylinder into 4. Do not cut too much.
Grind all the ingredient’s with little water to a smooth paste. Once that is ground, stuff in the filling into the cut the ridge gourd and keep it aside.
Heat a sauce pan with oil, add mustard seeds and allow it to crackle for 10 seconds.
Place the stuffed ridge gourd and cook them till for 5 minutes. Keep turning the ridge gourd so that it does not stick to the pan.
Add the ground paste and little water and cook it covered with a lid, add salt and carefully mix. Cook until the masala reduces.