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Recipe Name: Ridge gourd (turai) Subzi  
Category: Indian Sub Category: Vegetarian


Prep Time Cook Time Serves
15 min 3



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


  • Lightly peel ridgegourd, chop into one inch oblong fingers.
  • Heat oil in a saucepan, add seeds, asafetida, curryleaves ,allow to splutter.
  • Add ridgegourd, stirfry for a minute.
  • Add all other ingredients, stir again.
  • Cover and simmer on very low allowing cooking in its own juices.
  • Sprinkle a little water if required.
  • Cook till tender but not mushy.
  • Allow all extra moisture to evaporate.
  • Transfer to serving dish, garnish with chopped coriander.
  • Serve hot with roti, puri, paratha or rice.
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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size   1/2 cup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 87 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value'
Total Fat  5g 11%
Saturated Fat  -
Trans Fat  -  
Cholesterol  -
Sodium  788mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate  10g 3%
Dietary Fiber   -
Vitamin A   4%   * Vitamin C   34%
Calcium   * Iron  
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending upon your daily needs