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Chinese okra curry/ beerakaya curry/ridge gourd curry

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4 servings
10 min
20 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 4
Ridge Gourd is known by many other names. Ridge Gourd is known as beerakaya in telugu. Ridge gourd is popular and eaten as a vegetable in Asia.


Health Benefits of Ridge Gourd:

1. Ridge Gourd has excellent cooling properties.

2. The Nutritional value of Ridge Gourd makes it suitable for maintaining

optimum health, weight lose.

3. Ridge Gourd has high in dietary fiber, vitamin C, riboflavin, Zinc, thiamin,

iron, magnesium and manganese.

4. Ridge Gourd is low in saturated fat and cholesterol.


Ingredients:

2 Ridge Gourds/Beerakayalu/ Chineese okras



2 Garlic flakes

4 Green chillies

1 Red Chilly

1/2 tbs channa dal

1/2 tbs urad dal

1/2 tbs mustard

1/2 tbs cumin seeds

1/4 tbs turmeric

Salt to taste

Red chilly powder to taste

2 tbs Oil

4 -5 curry leaves

Preparation

  • 1. Wash and peel the ridge gourd skin and chop it into 1/2 inch pieces.
    2. Chop the onions, tomatoes, garlic and green chillies.
    3. Heat oil in a pan. Add channa dal, urad dal, mustard, cumin, red chilly pieces. When mustard start splutter add curry leaves and fry for a min.
    4. Add the chopped onions, garlic and green chillies fry till the onions turn into
    light brown color.
    5. Add the chopped tomatoes and fry till the tomatoes cook softly.
    6. Add the ridge gourd pieces and mix well.
    7. Add turmeric and salt. Cover to cook on medium flame for 10 min.
    8. Finally add red chilly powder and cover to cook on medium flame for 5 min.
    9. Ridge gourd curry is ready to serve with roti/chapathi /hot rice.

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Chinese Okra curry/ Beerakaya curry/Ridge Gourd curry, photo 1Chinese Okra curry/ Beerakaya curry/Ridge Gourd curry, photo 2

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