Beera kaya Kura/Ridge Gourd curry


Ridge Gourd - 250 gms(Peeled off and chopped)
Green Chillies - 2
Oil - 2 tablespoons
Mustard Seeds - 1 teaspoon
Split Black Gram Dal - 1/2 teaspoon
Jeera - 1 teaspoon
Curry Leaves - 4 
Coriander leaves - 1 tablespoon
Salt - 1 teaspoon(Adjust)
Red Chilli Powder - 1 teaspoon
Sesame Powder - 2 teaspoons
Ground Nut Powder - 2 teaspoons
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Coriander Powder - 1 teaspoon


    Heat oil in kadai, add mustard seeds, saute till it splutters, the add split black gram dal, jeera, curry leaves and saute till dal turns red.

  • Add chopped ridge gourd, green chillies, close it with a lid and saute till ridge gourd cooks evenly (app. 5 minutes), add turmeric powder, saute for 2 minutes.

  • Add salt, red chilli powder, sesame powder, groundnut powder, coriander powder and saute for 5 minutes till oil floats over the curry.

  • Remove from heat, add coriander leaves and serve with hot rice/roti's


  1. Delicious curry! Love the addition of sesame and peanut powder.


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