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bottle gourd gravy

not so spicy yet tasty

Recipe by sneha of Abu Dhabi, AE

one of the few things my mother taught me...

Ingredients vegetarian 2 servings

    • 500gms bottle gourd
    • onion
    • 3 tsp chopped garlic
    • 3-4 red chillies
    • 1/2 tsp turmeric
    • 14 tsp mustard seeds
    • 1/4 tsp jeera
    • 1/4 tsp methi
    • curry leaves
    • fresh coriander
    • 1/2 cup milk


    1. Cut bottle gourd into cubed form.finely chop onions.
    2. Heat oil in a kadai, splutter mustard, jeera, methi seeds, curry leaves, red chiilies,chopped garlic and onions.
    3. Add gourd to it and stir well adding turmeric and salt to taste.saute in high flame till all the masalas mix well with gourd and begin to cook.
    4. Now  simmer and add 1/2 cup water and cook for 5 more minutes till the gourd is cooked.
    5. Add milk and mix well till the mixture turns saucy.
    6. Garnish with coriander leaves.




    the same method can be used while making ridge gourd and snake gourd too....



    thanks Mr Joseph Rajan...the same recipe can be followed for ridge gourd as well as for snake gourd.

    joseph rajan

    joseph rajan

    Hi. an excellent and simple recipe thanks

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