Ridge Gourd

Ridge Gourd, also known as Peerkangai/Turai/Turiya, is a dark green vegetable with white pulp. It is low in fat and high in fiber. It is also good for weight loss as it has low calories.

Ridge Gourd Bajji
Ridge Gourd, Snacks

Ridge Gourd Bajji

Ridge Gourd Bajji (Heerekai bajji / Peerkangai bajji) is a very popular South Indian tea time / evening snack. Ideally suited for monsoon or winter times, they are a delicacy all year round. Perfect to get those fussy eaters to eat ridge gourds. Ingredients: Ridge Gourd (Heerekai/Peerkangai) – 1, peeled […]

Ridge Gourd / Peerkangai
Ridge Gourd, Sambar

Rajma Peerkangai (Ridge Gourd) Sambar

Ingredients: Rajma – 1 cup, soaked overnight and boiled Toor Dal – 1 cup, boiled Peerkangai (Ridge Gourd) – 1, cleaned, chopped Carrot – 2, finely chopped Tamarind Extract – 1 cup Sambar Powder – 2 tblsp Onion – 1, chopped Tomato – 1, chopped Vendhaya Keerai – handful, chopped […]