Healthy Torai subzi Ingredients 3 Long Ridge gourd | Torai, 1 Cup Water, 1\8 Tsp Turmeric powder, 1\4 Tsp Red Chilly powder, 1\2 Tsp Coriander powder, 1 Tbsp Oil, 1\8 Tsp Cumin seeds, 2 Tbsp Curd, 1 - 2 Pinch Asafoetida | hing, 1 - 2 Pinch Garam masala. Method: Wash and peel the torai. Retain it's top and end portion which if added when cooked one can avoid any bitterness, if there. Cut the torai lengthwise and into slices. In half cup water add the turmeric and red chilly powder. Put a pan to heat add oil then add the cumin seeds, hing, also add the water mixture. Now add cut pieces of torai, remaining water, coriander powder and salt to taste. Cover with a lid and to cook until soft. Lastly add curd and serve hot.