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BottleGourd Curry

Curry made with bottlegourd pieces and spices

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

Easy to do Bottlegourd curry to try at home.requires 15 mins cooking time atleast.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 3 cups bottle gourd -chopped finely
    • 1/2 Cup yellow moong dhal(split)
    • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
    • 3 nos sambar onions-chopped
    • 1 tsp cumin seeds
    • 2 green chillies
    • 1 tbsp coconut paste
    • few chopped curry leaves
    • 1 1/2 tsp salt
    • 2 tsp refined oil


    1. Pressure cook yellow moong dhal with turmeric powder upto 1 whistle with 1 1/2 cups water. Mash the moong dhal.
    2. Heat oil in a kadai,saute chopped onions,curry leaves,cumin seeds and green chillies.
    3. Add chopped bottle gourd pieces with salt and 1 cup water.Cook for 5 more mins.
    4. Add the coconut paste and cook for 3 more mins.
    5. Add the mashed moong dhal and mix well.
    6. Serve this Bottle gourd curry with Chapathi, Idli, Rice etc.