Khatta Mitha Bitter Gourd Sabji

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 2 - Bitter gourd (remove the seeds, slice thinly and soak in salt water for 15 minutes)
  • 1 - big Onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 - big Tomato (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 inch - fresh ginger, grated
  • A pinch -hing/asafoetida powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tsp - Jeera
  • 1 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1 tsp - roasted Jeera powder
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 1 cup - groundnut powder
  • 1/2 cup - Jaggery powder
  • 2 - Lemon sized balls of Tamarind (soaked in 1 cup of water)
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Khatta Mitha Bitter Gourd Sabji

  • Strain the bitter gourd pieces.
  • In a heavy bottom pan, heat oil and fry the bitter gourd slices until brown.
  • Remove the slices from the pan and drain.
  • Add some more oil to the same pan, and temper fenugreek seeds, jeera, and mustard seeds.
  • When the mustard seeds splutter, add hing powder, grated ginger and finely chopped onion.
  • When the onion is cooked, add finely chopped tomato.
  • Add rest of the ingredients, cover the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes or until the oil separates.
  • Finally, add the bitter gourd slices and allow to cook for 2-4 minutes.