Ridge Gourd is a dark green, tapering and ridged vegetable. In contrast to its dark green exterior ridge gourd has white spongy pulp inside in white are embedded white seeds. Ridge gourd benefits is its low in cholesterol and saturated fats but high in vitamin C, dietary fiber, riboflavin, thiamin, zinc, iron, manganese and magnesium. Ridge gourd nutrition value makes it appropriate for weight loss plans. Usefulness of Ridge Gourd in Cookery, Health and Beauty.