Stuffed Gourd with Apple and Melon Sauce

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

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