Ridge Gourds are long vegetables with a ridged dark green skin and white spongy flesh that contains numerous seeds inside. They are rich in fiber and very prominent in Indian cooking. To keep ridge gourds crisp, wrap them in a plastic bag and refrigerate.
Used in curries, dal, sambar, soups and fried dishes. To prepare snack bajji, dip it in chick pea batter and deep fry. Ridge Gourds help in weight loss. Consumption of its juice is a remedy for jaundice.
It purifies the blood, strengthens liver functioning, relieves from intoxication and regulates blood glucose levels.