Bitter Gourd Kosumbari

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • bitter gourd - 300 to 350 gm
  • grated coconut - 3 tbsp
  • green chilies 2, chopped
  • jaggery powder - 1 tbsp
  • lime juice - 1 tbsp
  • onion - ½ cup, finely chopped
  • oil to deep fry
  • salt - ¾ tsp

How to Make Bitter Gourd Kosumbari

  • Scrape the bitter gourds and chop into small pieces.
  • Mix with salt and keep aside for 30 minutes.
  • Squeeze out the bitter juice.
  • Heat oil and deep fry the gourd pieces on mode flame till brown and crisp.
  • Crush coconut with chilies and jaggery.
  • Just before serving, add the coconut mixture and lime juice to the fried pieces.
  • Taste and add salt if needed.
  • Serve as an accompaniment to a traditional South Indian meal.