Ridge gourd is a soft vegetable and other name of this veg. is sponge gourd. I decided to make a thoran with this ridge gourd.


Sponge gourd and crushed ingredients cooking in a tawa
Ready to serve


  1. 1 cup thinly chopped ridge gourd
  2. 1/2 cup grated coconut
  3. 1 green chili chopped
  4. 1 garlic clove
  5. 1 onion thinly chopped
  6. Pinch turmeric powder
  7. Salt to taste
  8. 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  9. Pinch mustard
  10. 2 spring curry leaves


  1. Crush the coconut, chili, garlic and turmeric then keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil and add mustard then sputter and add curry leaves.
  3. Add chopped onion and crushed coconut mix then saute in a low flame for a while.
  4. Then add chopped sponge gourd and salt and stir a little.
  5. Close with lid and allow to cook in a low flame. Stir inbetween. In Just 5 minutes it will be ready to serve.

16 Comments Add yours

  1. Winnie says:

    Sounds yummy! I love dishes with coconut. πŸ˜‹

    1. sunipukadiyil says:

      Yes, you are right! I love too! Thank you Winnie for your interaction! πŸ’™

      1. Winnie says:

        You’re welcome! 😊❀️

  2. krc says:

    really love that veg

    cool recipe with rice!

    1. sunipukadiyil says:

      Thank you very much for your kind words! 😊

  3. Huguette says:

    My favorite part is always “Ready to serve” πŸ˜„πŸ˜„ Thank you Suni for another delicious recipe πŸ˜ŠπŸ’•

    1. sunipukadiyil says:

      Ahaha, I liked your comment!πŸ’™

      1. Huguette says:


  4. I’ve never heard of Ridge Gourd where I live. It looks like an amazing meal!

    1. sunipukadiyil says:

      If it is garden fresh sure it will be tasty! We enjoyed it! Thank you very much for your kind
      Conversation! 😊

  5. Oh wow it must be delicious with coconut! I’ve never heard of ridge gourd! And the nice part is that is very fast πŸ™‚

    1. sunipukadiyil says:

      Yes you are right, it is very easy to prepare😊

  6. Gunjan Arora says:

    I think if I remember correctly
    … it’s also very good for bones. So yummy and healthy❣️

    1. sunipukadiyil says:

      Yesofcourse it’s healthy and tasty! Thank you very much for your interaction!😊
      Have a blessed day!πŸ™

  7. Craig White says:

    Suberb.. πŸ˜‰πŸ‘πŸ™πŸ’™

    1. sunipukadiyil says:

      Thank you very much for your kind words!

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