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Jan 3, 2012

Ridge gourd Peas Stir Fry N Awards !!

         For the first time i tried this healthy and new combo, Ridge gourd and peas. I made a simple stir fry like recipe without adding any masala. This goes well with both rice and rotis. Very easy and quick recipe. As i made this in hurry for our lunch i couldn't able to take step wise pictures and also this is a very easy one with 3 steps and hope you can follow it easily. This simple recipe as follows...
  1. Ridgegourd    1 and 1/2 cup(peeled and chopped)
  2. Peas    1/2 cup
  3. Onion    1 meidum or 1/2 cup(finely chopped)
  4. Curry leaves     few
  5. Cilantro    1-2 tsp(finely chopped)
  6. Shredded coconut     1-2 tsp
  7. Cumin powder      1/2 tsp
  8. Chilli powder     1/2-1 tsp
  9. Turmeric powder    1/4 tsp
  10. Salt to taste
To Temper
  1. Oil     2 tsp
  2. Mustard seeds    1/2 tsp
  3. Chana dal    1 tsp
  4. Urad dal     1/2 tsp
  • Wash and peel ridge gourd and chop finely and keep ready.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add the tempering ingredients and allow to sputter n fry the dal lightly.
  • Then add curry leaves and onion and saute till it turns translucent.
  • After that add chopped ridge gourd, peas and turmeric powder and  stir fry for a minute followed by chilli and cumin powder and enough salt.Combine well.
  • Sprinkle very little water and cook covered till the vegs cooked.
  • Lastly add shredded coconut and cilantro and stir fry for a minute and turn off the stove.
  • That's it...simple, healthy n yummy Ridge gourd peas stir fry ready to serve.
  • Serve as accompaniment for rice and rotis.

Now coming to the Awards Shower, the following awards were shared to me by my lovely friends and i am so sorry that i am bit late to post here. I am so excited and honored to recieve such awards from u all. Thank you so much.
Prabha R @ Cookwell had passed me these awards long back. Thank You Prabha.R for considering me in your list :)

Christy Gerald of  My Kitchen Flavors - Bon Appetite had  passed me The Versatile Blogger Award
Sobha @ Good Food had given me The Fabulous Blog Award and Inspirational Award. She never fails to share her all success and happiness with me. Thanks ton dear for your love and support.

 Rathai @ Rathaisrecipes has also shared "Inspirational Blog Award" .Thank You Rathai, She was recently known to me and really her comments motivates me a lot. Thank you buddy.


  1. Delicious stir fry.....Yummy!!
    Congrats on your well deserved awards..

    Erivum Puliyum

  2. Ridge gourd with peas?? combination to me! As hubby dear is not a big fan of peas, it always take the back seat in my cooking! :)

    Congrats on your awards Sangee! I am not as dedicated as you guys in the blogosphere!;)still its so sweet of you to remember me n sharing the award! Thanks a bunch!

  3. Congrats on ur awards & thanks for sharing this healthy recipe :) Happy New Year !

  4. Stir fry looks delicious... Congratulations for the awards... thank you so much for sharing these with me... :)

  5. I loved that thali. Congrats for all the awards
    and thanks for passing it to me

  6. nice recipe...and congrats on all ur awards

  7. Very healthy and tasty stir fry..

  8. Congrats on all your well deserved awards dear. The stir fry looks so healthy

  9. Wish you and your family a very Happy New Year.
    Heartiest congratulations to you for your lovely awards.
    Stir fry looks yummy, delicious and healthy.

  10. congrats on your awards!!!
    nice combination of peas and ridge gourd..a very simple and delicious curry...

  11. Wow this looks utterly delicious,pics are very inviting...

    Happy Blogging n Enjoy Cooking....

  12. Congrats on ur awards Sangee, ridgegourd and peas stir fry looks yummy,never tried this combo till now..

  13. A nice combo...looks delicious.
    Congrats on your awards

  14. this is a new combo for me, looks great.

  15. Luv the combination in ur curry...colorful and healthy

  16. congrats on the awards. never made peerkanga this way.will try it. You are in the blog list page that i use. I always check your recipes. good to know you

  17. Congrats Sangee,inviting combo,curry looks delicious.

  18. One of the many innovative recipes of yours - that dish sums up why you have received so many awards. :) I wonder what the other spicy curry/chutney is in the background? It looks really spicy and tangy.

  19. @ Rathai thank you for your sweet words, the spicy curry- nothing but poondu milagu kuzhambu for rice,will post it soon :)

  20. I just finished with lunch and now your post is making me hungry again. Love your presentation!

  21. Yes, please do post it. I love really spicy curries... or anything that is very intensive in taste.

  22. Congrats Dear.Wish U many more to come. The Combo Stir-fry luks Delish n colourful

  23. Hi Sangee, it is a healthy combo..congrats on your awards:-) Thanks for sharing the awards with me..will post soon..sorry for this late acknowledgement.


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