Stuffed Bitter Gourd

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As a child i used to dislike bitter-gourd .But Mom never allowed me to escape from having this ..In an easy way i always gulped down everything with lot of water . A happy Mom at this sight !! Now it's been part of my food routine. I prefer to have raw juice in morning too.Sometime i make a glass of juice adding one cucumber ,one tomato to two bitter-gourd. This particular juice helps you to control your blood pressure with diabetic . Bitter melon disrupt the production of glucose,so it's highly beneficial for diabetic patient. Bitter melon may also starve cancerous cells in the liver, colon, breast, or prostate. It's a liver tonic good for irritable bowel system & indigestion.This has high amount of beta-carotene that helps alleviate eye problems .Try this stuffed bitter-gourd recipe to reap the reward of this unusual gourd.
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Served As: Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4


  • 4 Bitter Gourd medium sized
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp Black Mustard seed
  • 1 tbsp Mustard Seed or white white
  • 6 cloves Garlic
  • 1 Onion
  • 4 Green Chillies
  • 2 tbsp Mustard Oil
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste


  • Slit each bitter one side vertically so that you can put the stuffing inside. Boil one cup water ,when it reach boiling point add bitter gourd to it .Boil for 2 minute. Take it out ,cool a bit.Take seed out of the bitter gourds.
  • Make a fine paste of garlic , mustard seeds. Chop onion and green chili.
  • Heat 1/2 tbsp oil in a pan.Fry onion till they are brown.Add garlic-mustard paste to it.Add chopped green chili ,salt ,turmeric and fry till it is done , you get a dry paste. Your masala is ready for stuffing.Stuff all the gourd with this paste.
  • In the same pan heat oil. Fry stuffed gourd at medium flame until they are light brown on all side.Don't overcook it.
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