Mom's Beerakaya Koora

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Jul. 05, 2013


Ridge gourd 2 Cup (32 tbs) , dice (also called luffa,beerakaya)
Green chili 3
Ginger garlic paste 1/2 Teaspoon
Onion 1 Medium , chop
Oil 1 Tablespoon
Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
Coriander leaves 1 Teaspoon
Tumeric powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste



1.Peel the ridge gourd and cut into small pieces.

2.Grind the green chili into a fine paste.

3.Finely chop the onions.


4.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds.

5.Once they begin to splutter, add the onions, ginger garlic paste and the green chili paste and sauté for a minute.

6.Add the ridge gourd pieces, turmeric, and salt, stir fry and cover with a lid for 10 minutes.


7.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it hot with rice or roti.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 158Calories from Fat 81

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 255 mg10.63%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 8 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet