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Ridge gourd curry recipe

The delicious and mouthwatering Ridge gourd curry is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Ridge gourd curry is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Ridge gourd curry. Parveen shared Ridge gourd curry recipe which can serve 3 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Ridge gourd curry. Try this delicious Ridge gourd curry recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the parveen of Ridge gourd curry by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Ridge gourd curry can also be given a rating. The “What’s cooking” feature can be used to share your experience when you make Ridge gourd curry with other users.

Ridge gourd curry recipe

Ingredients (240 ml cup used)

  • 500 grams tender ridge gourd (skin peeled and cut to small pieces)
  • 3 medium size onions chopped finely
  • 2 green chilies
  • 1 large tomato chopped
  • ½ tsp mustard
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • 2 tbsp Oil

To roast and grind

  • ¼ cup grated coconut (fresh or dry, any)
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp saunf
  • 2 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 4 cardamom
  • 4 cloves
  • One inch cinnamon stick
  • 1 pod of star flower (not a full flower)
  • 6 cashew nuts
  • 2 tbsp. poppy seeds or peanuts
  • 4 Kashmiri red chilies

How to make the recipe


  1. Dry roast the ingredients mentioned under “to roast & grind”. Cool them and grind with water to a smooth thick paste and set aside.

Making ridge gourd curry

  1. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard, cumin, curry leaves and green chilies. Allow them to splutter.
  2. Add onions and fry them till they turn golden brown.
  3. Add tomatoes, turmeric and salt. Fry till the tomatoes turn mushy.
  4. Add ridge gourd, fry for a min. Cover and cook for 2 to 3 mins.
  5. Gourd releases moisture, add the ground masala, fry well for two to three minutes and add 1 cup of water.
  6. Cover and cook till the gourd is soft cooked and tender.
  7. Open the lid and cook till you get the desired consistency.
  8. Serve ridge gourd curry with rice or chapathi