Sweet And Sour Bitter Gourd Pickle Recipe

Sweet and sour bitter gourd pickle is a tangy and flavorful condiment made with bitter gourd, spices, and jaggery. The bitterness of the gourd is balanced with the sweetness of jaggery and the tanginess of vinegar. This pickle is a great accompaniment to Indian meals and adds a burst of flavors to any dish. It is also known for its health benefits, as bitter gourd is rich in vitamins and minerals.

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Ingredients for Sweet And Sour Bitter Gourd Pickle Recipe

  • 1 Bitter Gourds
  • 1/2 tablespoon Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Fenugreek Seeds
  • 0.13 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 1/4 cup Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Jaggery
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste

Directions: Sweet And Sour Bitter Gourd Pickle Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and slice the bitter gourd into thin rounds.
  • STEP 2.Sprinkle salt over the bitter gourd slices and let them sit for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 3.Rinse the bitter gourd slices under running water to remove the excess salt and bitterness.
  • STEP 4.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, and asafoetida.
  • STEP 5.Add the bitter gourd slices and cook until they become slightly soft.
  • STEP 6.In a separate bowl, mix vinegar, jaggery, red chili powder, turmeric powder, and salt.
  • STEP 7.Add this mixture to the cooked bitter gourd and simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  • STEP 8.Allow the pickle to cool down completely before transferring it to a sterilized jar.
  • STEP 9.Store the pickle in a cool and dry place for at least a week before consuming.
  • STEP 10.Serve the sweet and sour bitter gourd pickle as a condiment with rice, roti, or any Indian meal.

Cooking Tips

  • Choose young and tender bitter gourd for a milder taste.
  • Adjust the amount of jaggery and vinegar according to your taste preference.
  • Make sure to sterilize the jar properly before storing the pickle to prevent spoilage.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the sweet and sour bitter gourd pickle in a clean and airtight jar.
  • Keep it in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • The pickle can be stored for several months if properly stored.
  • Serve the pickle as a condiment with rice, roti, or any Indian meal.
Nutrition
value
158
calories per serving
16 g Fat2 g Protein3 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    16g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    3g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    3g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    16g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    14mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    187mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    15mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    3mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    19mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    32mg
  • 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