Bottle Gourd Curry – Delish Desi curry

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Bottle Gourd Curry – Delish Desi curry


Bottle Gourd Curry - Delish Desi curry

Luke Coutinho (Designed by Priyanka Vithlani, Meal planning analyst)
Simple easy to prepare curry made from the wonder vegetable prepared with basic indian spices and served hot as a side along with roti /rice.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3
Calories 92 kcal


  • Cooking pan
  • Mixing ladle



  • Heat the oil in a pan.
  • Add the mustard and cumin seeds and wait until they sputter.
  • Add methi dana, chana dal / yellow moong dal and stir for a minute.
  • Add the turmeric, chili powder, coriander powder, salt and stir well.
  • Now add the bottle gourd and stir it well till they are covered with spices.
  • Add about ¼ cup of water to the pan.
  • Cover and let it cook by stirring occasionally,
  • Let it simmer in slow gas for 10 minutes keep checking on it.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander.
  • Serve hot.


Notes and Variations:
  • We can make the same preparation for ridge gourd too.
  • Can add jaggery for extra taste.
  • Garnish with grated coconut and pumpkin seeds for more flavour.
  • Wonder vegetable bottle is rich in dietary fibre, antioxidants, Vitamins B and C.
  • It has more than 96 percent water and thereby prevents fatigue and keeps the body cool too.
  • It is a suitable vegetable for elders as well as for children, people with flatulence, digestive problems, diabetics and those who are recovering from an illness or injury.


Calories: 92kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 2.4gFat: 4.8gFiber: 2g
Keyword traditional
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