Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Bitter Gourd Fry:

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Bitter Gourd Fry:

This comes under simple, delicious and healthy dishes. I’m going to share my MIL’s Bitter Gourd Fry recipe with you. This curry is a nutritious dish that goes well with white hot steamed rice. Bitter Gourd or Balsam pear has high nutritive quotient.It contains several essential nutrients and is good for diabetics, pregnant and nursing women.
Bitter Gourd Fry pairs excellent with Rotis and dal too.  Here is the easy recipe…!



Ingredients:
  • Bitter gourd                               - 2
  • Onion`                                      - 2
  • Ginger garlic paste                    - 1 tbsp
  • Tomato puree                            - 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric pwd                            - a pinch
  • Red chilly pwd                          - 1 tbsp
  • Coriander pwd                           - ½ tbsp
  • Oil                                            - 3 tbsp
  • Fresh lemon juice                      - 1 tbsp
  • Chopped coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste



For seasoning:
  • Mustard                                    - ¼ tsp
  • Cumin seeds                             - ½ tsp
  • Split urad dal                            - 1 tsp
  • Methi seeds                              - ½ tsp
  • Curry leaves


Method:
  1. Cut Bitter gourd  to thin slices.
  2. Sprinkle salt over it and keep aside for 10 mins.
  3. Rinse it with water and dry on paper towel
  4. Heat oil in pan, temper with seasonings.
  5. Add chopped onion, sauté to light brown.
  6. Add ginger garlic paste, tomato puree and sauté further until it is done.
  7. Now add turmeric pwd, red chilly pwd, coriander pwd, salt and stir.
  8. Drop the bitter gourd pieces, and fry for 5 mins.
  9. Sprinkle water and cook it covered.
  10. Toss it once in a while, and deep fry it.
  11. Turn off the flame, add fresh lemon juice, combine well.
                           Serve hot with chopped coriander leaves garnishing...:))
This recipe goes to my own event “ I Love my Dad “
Also, some of my Dad’s Favorite dishes are
Corn Salad
Meet U All in next post…until then Bye…Take Care…!

44 comments:

  1. delicious and super healthy fry. my fav too

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  2. Wow......all dishes mouthwatering dear..

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  3. Delicious bittergourd fry, truly tempting..

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  4. Nice and healthy bittergourd stirfry.

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  5. Jay, You make even bitter gourd looks so good in your pic and with your yummy presentation..... kudos, dear!

    Your father's favorite dishes - These are few of my favorite ones too... .... It will be a blessing, if I can come for lunch at your place sometime.... yum....yum..... yum..... yummy!!!

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  6. this looks great and your Dad is lucky to have a great cook for a daughter

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  7. Wow, seeing lot of bitter gourd recipes last few days, loving this. This fry looks great too :)

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  8. lovely treats for ur dear dad....fry looks tempting...my dads fav too...

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  9. lovely presentation which makes bitter gourd looks so tasty...its my hubby's favorite not mine:)...i will prepare for him

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  10. Bitter gourd fry looks really nice. Appa favorite too.

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  11. this fry looks delicious... And many more yummy treats for your dad

    Deepa

    Hamaree Rasoi

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  12. Our fav veggie..Looks super delish Jay..

    Love
    Kairali sisters

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  13. delicious and healthy one jay

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  14. Lovely, tasty and some healthy dishes too. Like the karela fry. Nice to be here. Keep connected.

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  15. Lovely dear... nd i love bitter gourd too :)

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  16. Love karela!! looks fantastic!!

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  17. Delicious and super healthy fry. my fav too, your dad must have been very happy:)

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  18. delisious....and colour full would love to have it with some rice...and nice to know ur dad favt.food...

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  19. love the bitter gourd fry, lovely

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  20. Thanx for your love & support Friends...!
    Might often see me often around ur space...;)

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  21. Jay, beautiful presentation of all the dishes. I am eager to get all the recipes :)

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  22. Nice recipe of bittergourd.. Though i am not a big fan of this veggie, because of its nutritional value, I comsume it occasionaly.

    Beautiful presentation of all the recipes you have posted today.

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  23. all dishes look just delicious !

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  24. Bitter gourd curry looks great and I too love all your father's favorites

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  25. Looks delicious. It should be perfect for my dad as he is a diabetic patient. :)

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  26. Loved seeing those favorite dishes - they all look great!

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  27. Hi Jeay,
    Thank you for your visit. Your dishes look amazing; can almost taste them.
    Rita

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  28. Beautiful bitter gourd dish. Shame I am the only one eating this. The gourd lookd quite different from what we are getting here too.

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  29. Bitter gourd fry looks delicious..all yummy recipes..mouthwatering.

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  30. I also make bitter gourd this way sometimes n it tastes gr8...nice pic.

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  31. All of this food is making my mouth water!!

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  32. I appreciate your comments. Plz visit often.

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  33. i always look for bitter gourd recipes.. this one looks nice and worth trying!

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  34. Hey thanks for stopping by at my blog u have wonderful space here.

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  35. Healthy and delicious one..

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  36. Wonderful and delicious dishes. Very nicely presented.

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  37. We call this "ampalaya" in the Philippines. This sounds like a nice way to prepare it, thanks for sharing!

    -Sarah.j.s.

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  38. Healthful bitter gourd fry (:

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  39. Hey wow sucha a yummy recipes...and that bitter gourd fry is very tempting and too good...and all ur dad's fav recipes are very perfect and too delicious...

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  40. Sounds healthy and delicious! Just what I need:)

    Your other recipes for your dad look great too!

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  41. Fried stuff is always a treat. How do you stay slim?

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