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Bittergourd-Corn Stirfry

Bittergourd pieces stirfried with Corn and spices

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

This Bittergourd-Corn Stirfry is an easy and tasty dish .This one is good for diabetic patients and this needs 12 mins microwave cooking-time only. Try this at home and post ur comments.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 3 cups bittergourd pieces(chop and de-seed)
    • 1/2 cup Sweet Corn Kernels
    • 2 tbsp coarse coconut paste(ground with 1 green chilli,1/2 tsp cumin seeds,1 small onion and 1 garlic pearl)
    • 1 tbsp finely chopped onions
    • 1 tomato - finely chopped
    • 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
    • 3 whole red chillies
    • 1 tsp cumin seeds
    • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
    • 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds
    • few curry leaves
    • few coriander leaves
    • 3/4 cup water
    • 2 tsp refined oil
    • 1 tsp or salt to taste


    1. Take a microwave bowl and add fenugreek seeds,mustard seeds,cumin seeds,chopped onions, whole red chillies,curry leaves and refined oil.Mix them well.Microwave high for a min.
    2. Mix all the other ingredients and add this to the above bowl.Microwave this on high for 11 mins.
    3. Take the bowl out after 5 mins.
    4. Serve this Bittergourd-Corn Stirfry hot with rice and sambar or karakuzhambu or chapathi or Idli.


    jean chaurasia

    the recipe sounds good, but I would request a stove top method of making the dish. Thanks.