Ridge gourd is extremely rich in dietary fibre and enriched with all the vital elements that include Vitamin-C, zinc, iron, riboflavin, magnesium and thiamine. Ridge gourd contains 15 calories per 100 g and contains 94% moisture. It is also rich in antioxidants.
It is a popular vegetable usually cooked with tomato and potatoes. It is also used in making dal, fry and chutney even it’s skin is also used in making chutney.