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Bitter Gourd

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  Bitter gourd 500 Gram (Small Size)
  Onion 1 , grated
  Chili powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Gram flour 2 Tablespoon
  Turmeric powder 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garam masala 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar To Taste
  Garlic 8 Clove (40 gm), crushed
  Ginger piece 1 Small, finely grated
  Tamarind juice 1 Tablespoon
  Jaggery To Taste
  Mustard seed 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Asafoetida 1 Pinch
  Oil 4 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste

Scrape the bitter gourds.
Slit from the side.
Boil them in salted boiling water for 7 to 10 minutes.
Press slightly to remove excess water.
Combine onion, garlic, ginger and powdered masalas.
Add one tablespoon oil.
Stuff the bitter gourds with this stuffing.
Heat oil in a pan and fry mustard seeds and asafoetida.
When the seeds stop popping add stuffed bitter gourds.
Stir for two minutes on medium fire.
Add tamarind juice, jaggery and 1/4 cup water.
Continue cooking for a minute more.
Remove from heat.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish
Bitter Gourd

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 926 Calories from Fat 581

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 66 g101.6%

Saturated Fat 8.5 g42.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 597.4 mg24.9%

Total Carbohydrates 76 g25.2%

Dietary Fiber 24.2 g96.9%

Sugars 14.2 g

Protein 18 g36.4%

Vitamin A 93% Vitamin C 747.9%

Calcium 28.5% Iron 41.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Bitter Gourd Recipe