Peerkangai Soup | Ridgegourd Soup

Peerkangai Soup | Ridge Gourd Soup 

Peerkangai soup / Ridge gourd soup

Peerkangai soup or ridge gourd soup is a nutritious and tasty soup that can be prepared very easily.Peerkangai ( ridge gourd) has numerous medicinal properties and is low in calories and saturated fats ,rich in vitamins like vitamin c ,beta carotene ,thiamine ,riboflavin and rich in minerals like zinc ,iron and magnesium.
Health benefits-
It helps in weight loss.
Prevents and cures constipation.
Promotes good eye sight.
Reduces blood sugar levels.
Detoxifies the liver.
Cures acidity and ulcer problems.
Purifies the blood.
Promotes good skin health,prevents pimples.It strengthens the immune system prevents diseases and infections.
Check out how to make a healthy ridge gourd soup below.


Peerkangai/Ridgegourd -2 nos (skin removed n chopped)
Onion -1 no chopped
Tomato -1 no chopped
Garlic -4-6 cloves
Ginger -1 inch piece
Salt to taste
Pepper powder - to taste


👉In a pressure cooker add the chopped ridgegourd,onion,tomato,ginger,garlic and little water to cover the veggies and pressure cook them for 2 whistles.

👉Release the pressure and drain the water, reserve it for later use .

👉Grind only the veggies to a fine paste in a mixie.

👉Transfer the paste to a vessel add in the required quantity of reserved water and adjust the consistency.

  👉Add salt ,pepper powder and bring the soup to a boil and serve hot.

Preparation Time -15 mins
Serves -4

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