Masalewali Turai Sabzi Recipe (Ridge Gourd in Tomato Curry)

This is a simple easy to make ridge gourd curry which you can pair with roti or phulka and pack for your lunch box or make it for a quick weeknight dinner.

Archana Doshi
Masalewali Turai Sabzi Recipe (Ridge Gourd in Tomato Curry)
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Masalewali Turai Sabzi Recipe is a simple quick to make nutritious recipe. This turai recipe is cooked in one single pot, with all the ingredients put together to make a dish. It is a perfect dish to make for those busy weeknight dinners. Serve the Masalewali Turai Sabzi along with phulka's and carrot salad to make a complete meal.

Here are few more Sabzi recipes to try during weekdays

  1. Aloo Gobi Ki Sabzi Recipe (Spicy Potato and Cauliflower Vegetable)
  2. Quick Cauliflower Sabzi Recipe (Phool Gobi Sabzi)
  3. Karela Masala Sabzi Recipe

Note: If you are cooking in a pan and not a pressure cooker, follow the same process. Just cover the pan and simmer until the turia (turai) is soft and has formed a curry like consistency.

Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

50 M


4 Servings


  • 2 Ridge Gourd (Turai/ Peerkangai) , peeled and diced into chunks
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 Ginger
  • 2 Tomatoes , pureed
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Cooking oil
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Masalewali Turai Sabzi Recipe (Ridge Gourd in Tomato Curry)

  1. To begin making the Masalewali Turai Sabzi Recipe, we will be using a pressure cooker to cook the entire dish, so keep that handy.

  2. Heat  oil in the pressure cooker; add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds . When the seeds crackle, add in the grated ginger, grated tomatoes, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder, sugar and salt.

  3. Saute the tomatoes well for a couple of minutes until it starts to bubble. Add the turia (turai sabzi), and stir well to combine with the remaining ingredients. Cover the pressure cooker, place the weight on and cook until you hear 2 whistles.

  4. After 2 whistles, turn off the heat and allow the pressure to release completely on its own.

  5. Once the pressure is released; open the cooker, adjust the spice and salt levels to suit your taste and stir in the coriander leaves. Transfer the Masalewali Turai Sabzi into a serving dish.

  6. Serve the Masalewali Turai Sabzi along with phulka's and carrot salad for a quick weeknight dinner.

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Last Modified On Tuesday, 18 September 2018 11:07
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