| 1 minute to read
stuffed bitter gourd
- 2 tablespoon oil 250 grams bitter gourd
- For Stuffing 1 onion, chopped 1 tomato, chopped 1 teaspoon cumin seed 1 teaspoon fennel seed 1 tablespoon mustard seed 1 tablespoon coriander seed 2 red chili 1 teaspoon salt 5-6 garlic cloves bitter gourd seeds, scraped out from boiled bitter gourd
- For batter 2 tablespoon gram flour/besan 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
Cut bitter gourd into two halves. Pressure cook with one potato and pinch of salt & turmeric, one whistle. After it cools down, scrape seeds from bitter gourd and keep aside. Grind all the ingredients for stuffing in the food processor to form smooth paste. Add 1 tablespoon oil in the pan. Fry the processed masala/paste for 2-3 minutes, till oil separates out. Add boiled potato and mix well. Stuff bitter gourd with the prepared paste and keep aside. Prepare batter with ingredients mentioned for batter. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pan. Dip stuffed bitter gourd in batter and fry on all side till golden brown. Deep frying not preferred. Serve with rice or chapati.