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Dal Stuffed Bitter Gourd

geetfoodtech's picture
Bitter gourd contains a hypoGlycemic or insulin like property also known as plant insulin which is highly beneficial in lowering the blood sugar levels.
  Gourds 10 Medium
  Masoor 70 Gram
  Moong dal 70 Gram
  Dal 70 Gram
  Tomato 1 , chopped
  Lime juice 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Oil 1 Tablespoon

1.Wash the bitter gourds. Make a slit in the middle lengthwise and take out the seeds and pith.
2.Steam the gourds till half done.
3.Cook all dals in little water till soft. Drain and keep aside.
4.Heat 1 tsp oil in the non stick pan and add the ground paste
5.Add the cooked dals and salt, slit fry.
6.Add the chopped tomato and fry the dl mix till the tomato gets well mixed.
7.Add lime juice and keep aside
8.Divide the dal mixture in 10 equal portions. Stuff into prepared bitter gourds
9.Heat 1tbsp oil in a nonstick skillet and fry the stuffed gourds till light brown.

Recipe Summary

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Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
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Dal stuffed bitter gourd

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Snigdha's picture
Boiling bitter gourds in salty water for a couple of minutes reduces their bitterness.
narinder's picture
instead of boiling microwave bitter gourds for 5-7 mins...