Coconut And Pointed Gourd Curry


Hi, dear buddies.Welcome again to my cooking space. Today I’m going to prepare a simple dish with a unique combination of coconut with pointed gourd curry which is good in taste and exciting to prepare. It really is great for a lighter lunch or dinner idea. So let’s start with it—


  1. Pointed Gourd – 250 gms.
  2. Grated Coconut – 200 gms.
  3. Onions – 2.
  4. Ginger-Garlic Paste – 1 tsp.
  5. Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp.
  6. Red Chilly Powder – 1 tsp.
  7. Coriander-Cumin Powder – 2 tsp.
  8. Tomato Puree – 2 tbsp.
  9. Vegetable Masala – 1 tsp.
  10. Garam Masala – 1 tsp.
  11. Salt – According to taste.

For tempering – Vegetable oil – 2 tbsp.

  1. Cumin – 1 tsp.

For Garnishing – Chopped fresh coriander – a handful.


Step 1 

Wash, scrape and make two slits on both sides of the pointed gourd. Shallow fry it nicely to remove their rawness.

Step 2 

Heat a pan and add cumin and vegetable oil to it. Now add finely chopped onions and saute for two minutes. Then add ginger-garlic paste and fry again. Next add salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, vegetable masala, coriander-cumin powder, garam masala and fry for two to three minutes. Add the tomato puree and fry again for two minutes.

Step 3

Now add grated coconut. Next, add the pointed gourds and cover the dish. Simmer for a while. Cook till done.

Our Coconut-Pointed Gourd Curry is ready. Garnish it with freshly chopped coriander.

Do try this recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week friends. Till then, healthy cooking, happy living!!!





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Hi! I am Abha Jha and I welcome you all heartily to my blog. Cooking has been my passion for the better part of my life. I was brought up knowing the traditional Indian style of cooking from my ancestral home. I wish to pass on this treasure trove of delightful, easy and yummy recipes to foodies and budding chefs alike. I also love experimenting with food and discovering world cuisine. I wish to keep discovering amazing new recipe's and showcasing them with the world.

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