Ridge gaurd & drum stick curry / Beerakaya mulakkaaya Kura

Simple vegetable curry cooked in day today menu, simple yet delicious, one of my personal favourite. Grandma’s recipe. Some combinations are ever green, this is one I would love to almost every week, I never get bored of this! Below are the few ingredients this recipe calls…


Ridge gaurd- 1/2 kilo( peel & chop finely)

Drumstick – 1 ( cut in to two inch pieces)

Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp

Onion chopped finely- 1

Green chillies- 2

Turmeric powder pinch
Salt to taste

Chilli powder- 1/2 tsp

Garlic cloves 5 to 6 ( peeled & crushed)

Oil- 1 tsp


1. In a pan heat one Table spoon oil. Add mustard seeds, crushed garlic, chopped onion & green chillies, drumstick pieces. Curry leaves too!

2. When it turns translucent add turmeric & salt.

3. Now add ridge gaurd pieces. Cook with lid in low flame till water evaporates. When it leaves oil from sides of curry it is almost done. Add chilli powder & powder, 1/3 cup water. Cook for two minutes. Switch off.

4. Serve with rasam & hot rice.

4 thoughts on “Ridge gaurd & drum stick curry / Beerakaya mulakkaaya Kura

  1. A rare but wonderful combination of vegetable curry. Great recipe Shyamala

    Liked by 1 person

  2. My favourite curry. Tasted for the first time when you prepared and gave.very healthy n tasty recipe

    Liked by 1 person

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