Beerakaya Tomato curry



beerakaya curry


This ridge gourd curry is a very simple recipe made of ridgegourd and tomato.


  1. Beerakayalu(Ridgegourd) – 4(medium size)
  2. Onions – 2
  3. Tomotoes – 2
  4. Turmeric – 1tsp
  5. Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  6. Mustard seeds – 1/4tsp
  7. Curry leaves -4
  8. Oil – 2tsp
  9. Salt to taste


  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds,curry leaves and to this add chopped onions,beerakayalu/ridge gourd and saute till tender.
  • Add turmeric,then chopped tomatoes,salt and red chilli powder and stir.
  • Cook till everything is cooked.
  • This is regular and simple curry made in south indian households and tastes good with rice or chapathis.

2 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Ram on January 25, 2007 at 10:22 am

    Very easy to make.Very tasty. thanks for the recipe.


  2. Posted by merlin nixon on June 2, 2011 at 12:00 pm

    super recipe. very tasty and also very easy to make . thanks for giving us a different tasty dish .


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