1)Heat oil in pressure pan.
2)Add the seasoning ingredients and saute for 1 min.
3)Add the green chillies and minced onions, salt, turmeric and cook till golden brown.
4)Add the ginger-garlic paste and saute for a while.
5)Add Ridgergourd/beerakaya, tomatoes, coriander powder and chilli powder, stir well and saute for 3 mins.
6)Add 1/2 cup water, change the flame to high, close the lid and pressure cook until 1 whistle.
7)After cooling, open the lid and see if any water left.
:- If water is there, just cook open until water evaporates.
8)Finally garnish with cilantro leaves.
:- Serve with plain rice.
:- U can skip tomatoes if u dont like with ridgegourd. U can add methi leaves instead. Or just cook plain with ridgegourd onions, green chillies and add 2 spoons of milk at the end of the cooking.