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Bitter Gourd Kosumbari Recipe

Bitter Gourd Kosumbari is a popular Indian Side dish
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On :
Wednesday, 17 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 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:

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


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