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Sweet And Sour Bitter Gourd

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This Sweet and Sour Bitter Gourd is a temptation ! You might not like bitter gourd otherwise, but this sweet and sour vegetable is going to remove your biases for the vegetable for sure. Try out this Sweet and Sour Bitter Gourd and let me know if you agree with me .
  Bitter gourd 4 Large
  Sugar 3 Teaspoon, powdered
  Onion 1 Large, finely chopped
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Green chili 1 , finely chopped
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coriander leaves 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Thick tamarind 2 Tablespoon
  Mint 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ginger 1⁄2 , finely chopped
  Ghee 4 Tablespoon

Wash and peel the gourd and split on one side lengthwise.
Remove all the seeds, and parboil the gourd in salted water.
Mix the onion, green chilli, coriander, mint, ginger, sugar, salt, coriander powder, turmeric powder and tamarind water.
Heat one tablespoon ghee, add the mixture and Cook till the onion is quite soft.
Stuff the bitter gourd with the mixture and put them in a large pan with any stuffing that may be left over and the remaining ghee.
Place on a very low fire and add a quarter cup of water.
Cover and cook for six or ten minutes till the gourd becomes quite soft.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1112 Calories from Fat 561

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 64 g98.9%

Saturated Fat 37.1 g185.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 160.8 mg53.6%

Sodium 2068.6 mg86.2%

Total Carbohydrates 132 g44.2%

Dietary Fiber 65.8 g263.1%

Sugars 29.3 g

Protein 26 g52.5%

Vitamin A 226.1% Vitamin C 2931%

Calcium 53.2% Iron 67.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Sweet And Sour Bitter Gourd Recipe