Bottle Gourd Fry

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Oil or ghee - 2 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Green chillies - 2, sliced
  • Bottle gourd - 2 cups, peeled and cut into 1 cm cubes
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Lime juice - 1 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves to garnish

How to Make Bottle Gourd Fry

  • Heat oil in a kadai and add cumin. When the cumin splutters, add green chillies. Fry for a few seconds.
  • Add gourd pieces, turmeric powder and salt. Cover and simmer till the vegetable is tender.
  • Open the lid and cook till any excess moisture is absorbed. Keep stirring as the mixture cooks.
  • Remove from fire and stir in the lime juice.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.