Ridge gourd or Beerakaya is one of my familyâ€™s favorite vegetables and is used to prepare a number of dishes like beerakaya pappu, beerakaya menthu kura, beerkaya pachadi, vepudu and ridge gourd is also cooked in combination with prawns and eggs .
Todayâ€™s recipe is very simple, quick to make and tasty, where ridge gourd is cooked in milk and is prepared almost on the same lines as vankaya paalu posina kura (brinjal curry). This dish has a slight sweet flavor and goes very well with rotis or steamed white rice.
Reduce heat and cover with lid and cook further for another 7-8 mts. Add red chilli pwd, turmeric pwd, coriander pwd and salt and combine.
Add the water, bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover with lid and cook till all the water evaporates.
Lastly, on medium flame, slowly add the milk to the curry, while stirring continuously for 3-4 mts or till you get the desired curry consistency. Constantly stir otherwise the milk will curdle.
Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve with hot rotis or steamed white rice.
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