Thursday, February 24, 2011

Fried Bitter Gourd Curry/Gravy

Bitter gourd-1 no(cut to thin round slice)
Tomato Puree/Tomato-4 tbsp/2 no
onion-1 no(cut to thick cubes)
Garlic-1 tsp(minced)
Oil to fry
Mustard-1/2 tsp
cumin seeds-1 tsp
curry leaves-1 stalk
Red chilli powder-1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
Salt to taste

Method Of Preparation:
1. Heat the oil in a wok and deep fry the cut bitter gourd pieces until they become golden brown.Keep aside.
2. Heat the pan and add 2 tsp oil. Add cumin seeds,mustard and curry leaves in it and let it sputter. After that add garlic ,onion and fry till onion turns light pink.
3. Then add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, and salt and mix well. After that add tomato puree with little water(about 1/4 to 1/2 glass) and let it boil.
4. Then add fried bitter gourd pieces and mix well for 1 min and turn the gas off.
5. Serve with rice/chapathi.


  1. Great looking beautiful bittergourd curry..yumm!

  2. awesome curry. I love bitter gourd.

  3. Looks very delicious, a different recipe using bittergourd. I'm sure it should have tasted great.

  4. ohhh...droooooling here...perfect n tempting..

  5. tempting curry..with bittergourd , very healthy ...yummmm

  6. Very new to me.. Looks delicious..

  7. This is very different preparation. Though I'm not a big fan of BG I would like to give this a try

  8. a new style of bitter gourd preparation..........but nice.......

  9. Yummy curry! My hubby is a big fan of bitter gourd. I usually make two version- one similar to yours and the other using roasted coconut.

    Hey, you have a lovely space :)

  10. Bitter gourd never looked this tempting..wonderful recipe!

    US Masala


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