Bitter Gourd Pickle

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Here I made a instant pickle of bitter gourd by using cloves in the masala. Clove oil is made by olive oil and cloves. To giving a same effect I added whole cloves into the olive oil.
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Recipe Cuisine Type: Homestyle Cooking, Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 5


  • 500 gm Bitter Gourd
  • 2 tbsp Five Spices Masala
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Powder roasted
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Dry Mango Powder dried
  • ½ tsp powdered Jaggery
  • 12 to 15 cloves Whole Cloves whole
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste


  • Wash and slice the bitter gourd in a circular motion. Then make them par boil for a few minutes. Spread a muslin cloth and dry the par boiled bitter gourd in shadow.
  • Now heat a pan add olive oil and whole cloves. Stir a few seconds add bitter gourd, turmeric powder, chilli powder, five spices masala, coriander powder, jaggery powder, salt and mango powder.
  • Gently stir all ingredients and mix together then serve after two hours.

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Geeta Biswas
Geeta Biswas

Are you missing old, traditional recipes? I, Geeta Biswas would love to share all those different tasty and traditional recipes. Most of my recipes are simple and very creative as I try to add twist and easy steps to prepare each and every recipe.

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