Sweet And Tangy Bitter Gourd Curry


Hi everyone. Today I’ll be sharing a recipe of something sweet and tangy too. Yes, It’s a recipe of bitter gourds. It is really a healthy one and you will like it well. It’s a bit sweet and tangy and yes it’s good and green. Let’s start making it—


  1. Bitter gourd – 250 gms.
  2. Onions(finely chopped) – 1.
  3. Ginger-Garlic Paste – 1/2 tsp.
  4. Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp.
  5. Red Chilly Powder – 1/2 tsp.
  6. Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp.
  7. Vegetable or Subzi masala – 1/2 tsp.
  8. Tomato Puree – 1 tsp.
  9. Garam Masala – 1/2 tsp.
  10. Tamarind Paste or Dry mango Powder – 1/2 tsp.
  11. Coconut Milk -2 tbsp.
  12. Sugar – A pinch.
  13. Vegetable Oil – 2 tsp.
  14. Chopped fresh coriander – For garnishing.


Step 1

Wash and cut bitter gourd in small long squares.

Step 2

Heat oil in a kadhai. Add chopped onions and fry till half done. Now add ginger -garlic paste. Fry for a minute. Now add salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, cumin powder, vegetable masala and tomato puree and fry the masalas for two minutes. Now add the garam masala and tamarind paste and fry again. Also, add a pinch of sugar to it. Now add the coconut milk and water to make the gravy and simmer the flame to medium and cover the kadhai with a lid. The gravy should be simmered for five minutes. Switch off the gas.

Our Sweet-Tangy Bitter Gourd Curry is ready. Garnish with freshly chopped coriander.

Friends do try this recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!