The Luffa acutangula is commonly known as Ridged Gourd and is called "Bhol" in Assamese, Turai in Hindi, Janhi in Oriya, Gisoda in Gujarati, Beerakaya in Telugu, heeray kAyi in Kannada, peechinga in Malayalam.
The fruit of L. aegyptiaca may also be allowed to mature and used as a bath or kitchen sponge after being processed to remove everything but the network of xylem. This version is called Lifah in Arabic, bhol in Assamese, dhundul in Bengali, ghiya tori or nerua in Hindi or "peerkankai" in Tamil or "beera kaya" in Telugu. - Wikipedia
This is a lovely crisp stir fry. Doesn't require a lot of oil, yet whatever little masala that we added brought so much flavour to the fry. As most of our vepudus have, we added Groundnut powder. It gives a unique taste to whatever it gets added.
Beera kaya / Ridge Gourd - 1 medium
Onion - 1 small
Red chili powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder a pinch
Salt to taste
Oil - 1 tsp
Ground nut powder - 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds + Urud dal - 1/4 tsp