- Fresh ridge gourds – 4
- Red chilles -6
- Jeera – 2tsp
- Coriander seeds – 2tsp
- Salt to taste
- Mustrad seeds -1/4 tsp
- Curry leaves – 4 to 5
- Grind redchillies,jeera,coriander seeds into powder.
- Cut the ridge gourd into 1 inch pieces,slit each piece into four sections lengthwise for stuffing.
- Stuff the ridgegourd with the above prepared powder.
- Heat 2 tsp oil in a cooking dish. Add mustard seeds and curry leaves and to this add the stuffed ridgegourd pieces,cover and cook for 15 minutes till they become soft on slow heat.