Tuesday, 10 August 2021

BITTERGOURD GRAVY/பாகற்காய் புளிக் குழம்பு

Bitter gourd is well known for its antioxidants and high Vitamin C contents. This vegetable is an immunity booster during the corona season.

Therefore increase the frequency of Consumption of this high profile vegetable by cooking so many tasty versions.

Bitter gourd is highly recommended for diabetic people by diabetologists.

Bitter gourd contains photo nutrients, Polypeptide-P, a plant insulin that supports controlling  blood sugar levels.

This Bitter gourd belongs to the melon/cucumber family. Folk medicine researches  recommend this vegetable for its wonderful benefits from anti ageing to treating cancer at its best.

This recipe explores how to twist this versatile  bitterguard into the most yummiest dish.

If you try this version, I am sure, you will add this vegetable dish in your regular menu.


Bitter gourds 250 gm
Groundnut Oil 3 tbsp
Asafoetida 2 pinches
Mustards 1/4 tsp
Bellary onion 1 chopped
Curry leaves 12 pcs
Turmeric 1/2 tsp
Jaggery powder 1 tbsp
Rock salt 1 tsp
Coriander powder 1 tsp
Cumin powder 1/2 tsp
Pepper powder 1/2 tsp
Roasted fenugreek powder 1/2 tsp
Red Chilly powder 1/2 tsp
Tamarind extract ( Soak Gooseberry size Tamarind in 75 ml For 15 minutes. mash and strain the extract)
Chopped Tomato 1 pc
Gingelly oil 1 tsp
Dry white sesame seeds powder 2 tbsp

Refer this quick and short video for this recipe.


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