Ridge gourd is a universal favorite! Also known as Chinese Okra, Ridge Gourd is a delicious vegetable you can grow in your backyard! It not only makes a great dish, it also has medicinal qualities.
Here is a video describing how to grow this lovely vegetable in your backyard! It can even be grown in a container.
Luffa are best eaten when small (less than 12 cm) and still green.
Luffa – Multiple languages
mướp hương – Vietnam
Tuppadahirekayi – Karnataka, India
Dodka – Maharashtra, India
Turai – In Northern India as well as Pakistan
Jhinga or Nenua – Eastern India
Peerkangai – Tamilnadu, India
Sebot – Manipur, India
Ghiraunla – Nepal
Patola – Philippines
Chinese okra -Canada
Estropajo – Spanish