This is an extremely simple and delicious Stir Fry which can be put together in no time. The only difference is that the Ridgegourd is sautéed in Ghee/clarified butter instead of oil.
- 250 gms Ridgegourd
- 1 tbsp Ghee/clarified butter
- 1 tsp mustard seeds
- 3 green chillies chopped fine
- A large pinch of Hing/asafoetida
- 2 tbsps grated coconut
- 1 tsp sugar
Scrape the Ridgegourd. Wash and slice the peel and keep it aside. Chop the Ridgegourd into bite size pieces. Heat Ghee in a pan. Add the mustard seeds and after they splutter, add the green chillies and Hing. Toss. Drop in the chopped Ridgegourd, salt, sugar and half a glass of water. Cover and cook till done. Garnish with the grated coconut.