Bottle Gourd Curry

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Simmer Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 - long bottle gourd
  • 1 tbsp - chopped ginger
  • 1 tbsp - chopped green chillies
  • 5-6 - curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - urad dal
  • 1 tsp - jeera
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • 1/2 tsp - asafoetida
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric
  • 1-2 - red chillies
  • 1 tbsp - Oil
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Bottle Gourd Curry

  • Peel the bottle gourd and chop into small pieces.
  • Heat oil in a kadai, add the urad dal, jeera, and let it brown for a minute.
  • Then add the red chillies, mustard seeds, curry leaves, and asafoetida.
  • Once the mustard seeds splutter add the green chillies, and ginger, fry for another minute.
  • Now add the washed and chopped bottle gourd pieces and turmeric.
  • Let the gourd get coated with the seasoning. Fry for a few minutes.
  • Then add salt and cover the kadai and cook on slow fire for about 12 - 15 minutes or till the pieces soften.
  • Garnish with some finely chopped cilantro leaves and serve hot with rotis or rice with ghee.