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Stuffed Gourd with Apple and Melon Sauce Recipe

Stuffed Gourd with Apple and Melon Sauce is a popular Indian Side-Dish
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On :
Tuesday, 8 August, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side-Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow-Cooked Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 6-7 - small Bitter gourd (karela)
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp - oil for pan frying the karelas
  • For the filling:
  • 1 cup - salted boondi
  • For the sauce:
  • 1 - medium Apple peeled, cored and cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup - Musk melon or sun melon pieces
  • 1 tbsp - Sugar
  • How to Make Stuffed Gourd with Apple and Melon Sauce:

    1. To prepare the karelas:
    2. Scrape the outer skin and slit the karelas to remove the seeds. Boil these karelas in salted water for 3-4 mins.
    3. Remove and drain out all the excess water. Heat the oil and fry the karelas on medium heat for 2-3 mins.
    4. Remove and cool.
    5. Fill each of the karelas with the boondi.
    6. To prepare the sauce:
    7. Cook the apple and musk melon pieces in 1 cup water.
    8. Add the sugar and lower the heat.
    9. Cook the summer fruits till tender.
    10. Remove and cool.
    11. Mash with the back of a spoon or run in a mixer to obtain a smooth paste.
    12. To serve:
    13. Place the stuffed karela on a serving plate and top with a serving of the prepared fruit sauce.


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