Ridge Gourd Salad


If there is one recipe all my diners ask me for, is this Ridge Gourd Salad ! šŸŒ± I absolutely love using the most local, ignored and easily available Indian ingredients and convert them into surprises! Packed with nutrition and flavour, this salad can be easily made in any domestic kitchen across India. Iā€™m very happy to share this with you here!

Ingredients ā€“

  1. 2 cups sliced Ridge GourdĀ 
  2. 1/2 cup boiled Chana DalĀ 
  3. 1/2 cup grated coconut
  4. 2 tbsp lime juice
  5. 1/2 cup pomegranate kernelsĀ 
  6. 1 tbsp Chinese Sesame Oil
  7. 1 tsp brown sugar
  8. 1 garlic crushed and chopped fineĀ 
  9. Salt & pepperĀ 


  1. Blanch the ridge Gourd for 10 mins in hot salted water. Keep aside to cool
  2. Make dressing of sesame oil, salt, pepper, garlic & brown sugar. Mix well
  3. In a bowl mix the ridge Gourd, Coconut & pomegranateĀ 
  4. Incorporate the dressing and keep aside for 5 minutes before servingĀ 
  5. Serve cool

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