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Stuffed Tangy Bitter Gourd Recipe

Stuffed Tangy Bitter Gourd is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Family friendly Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 6 - Bitter gourd
  • 1/4 cup - Tamarind pulp
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - Jaggery
  • 1/2 tsp - Chilli powder
  • For the stuffing:
  • 1/2 cup - Tur dal
  • 1 tbsp - Coconut
  • 4 - Red Chillies
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste.
  • How to Make Stuffed Tangy Bitter Gourd:

    1. Slit the bitter gourd and remove the seeds.
    2. Now boil it for 5 minute in water and drain to reduce the bitterness.
    3. Now put it in a bowl and add tamarind paste, jaggery, chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt along with a little water and let it cook.
    4. Drain it again and keep aside.
    5. Now soak the tur dal in water for one hour.
    6. Coarse grind the tur dal, coconut, red chillies, cumin, asafoetida, turmeric powder and salt.
    7. Do not add any water while grinding.
    8. Now stuff this into the slit bitter gourd.
    9. Deep fry the stuffed bitter gourd until both the stuffing and the outer portion gets cooked.
    10. Recipe Courtesy: 4th sense cooking


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