South Indian Bitter Gourd Roast Recipe

South Indian Bitter Gourd Roast is a flavorful and spicy dish made with bitter gourd, onions, and a blend of aromatic spices. The bitterness of the gourd is balanced with the tanginess of tamarind and the heat from red chili powder. This dish is a popular side dish in South Indian cuisine and pairs well with rice or roti. It is a great way to incorporate bitter gourd into your diet and enjoy its health benefits.

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Ingredients for South Indian Bitter Gourd Roast Recipe

  • 1 Bitter Gourds
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Urad Dal
  • as required A Few Curry Leaves
  • 1/2 Onion, Sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon Tamarind Paste
  • As required Salt To Taste

Directions: South Indian Bitter Gourd Roast Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Slice the bitter gourd into thin rounds and remove the seeds.
  • STEP 2.In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds, urad dal, and curry leaves.
  • STEP 3.Add sliced onions and sauté until golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add bitter gourd slices, turmeric powder, red chili powder, tamarind paste, and salt.
  • STEP 5.Cook until the bitter gourd is tender and the flavors are well combined.
  • STEP 6.Serve hot with rice or roti.

Storage and Serving

  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  • Reheat before serving.
Nutrition
value
40
calories per serving
4 g Fat< 1 g Protein< 1 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    4g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    < 1g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    4g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    2mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    24mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    < 1mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    < 1mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp