Masala Wali Turai Ki Sabzi Recipe – Ridge Gourd Masala Curry

Masala Wali Turai Ki Sabzi Recipe – Ridge Gourd Masala Curry is a simple quick to make nutritious recipe. Turai is bland in flavour and because of the soft texture of the turai not many people prefer to make it at home. But this recipe of Masala Wali Turai Ki Sabzi will change your thoughts forever about the humble yet super nutritious turai. In this recipe turai is cooked in a tomato gravy with cumin seeds, ginger, coriander powder and red chilli powder and jaggery resulting in a flavour packed curry.  Ridge Gourd (Turai/ Peerkangai), Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu), Cumin seeds (Jeera), Ginger, Tomato, Turmeric powder (Haldi), Red Chilli powder, Coriander Powder (Dhania), Jaggery, Salt, Oil, Water, Coriander (Dhania) Leaves   2 Ridge Gourd (Turai/ Peerkangai) , peeled and diced into chunks 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu) 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera) 1 inch Ginger , finely chopped 1 Tomato , large, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania) 1 teaspoon Jaggery Salt , to taste 1 tablespoon Oil 1/4 cup Water Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , handful, chopped     20   20     To begin making the Masala Wali Turai Ki Sabzi Recipe – Ridge Gourd Masala Curry heat  oil in the pressure cooker; add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds and allow the seeds to crackle.Once the seeds crackle, add in the ginger, tomatoes, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and salt to taste. Mix well to combine and saute for a minute till the tomatoes turn soft. Once done add the jaggery and stir well to combine.Saute the tomatoes well for a couple of minutes until it starts to bubble.  Add this stage add the turia or ridge gourd, and stir well to combine with the remaining ingredients. Once done add water and cover the pressure cooker, place the weight on and cook for 2 whistles.After 2 whistles, turn off the heat and allow the pressure to release completely on its own.Once the pressure is released; open the cooker, adjust the spice and salt levels to suit your taste and stir in the coriander leaves. Transfer the Masalewali Turai Sabzi into a serving dish.Serve the Masala Wali Turai Ki Sabzi Recipe along with Phulka  and Carrot Cucumber Tomato Salad with Lemon and Coriander Recipe to make a complete meal.