Bottle gourd recipes with skin | How to use bottle gourd skin in a different way

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 I told you that we could eat bottle gourd in many ways in my previous recipes about bottle gourd recipes. Bottle gourd skin is not only edible but also makes a tasty vegetable. It is good to eat with rice. It can be eaten with paratha and chapatti as well. I will describe two recipes with bottle gourd skin. Those are bottle gourd skin fry and bottle gourd skin mash (vorta).

Bottle gourd recipes skin fry

Cooking of bottle gourd skin is very simple. It is just cutting into thin slices and frying with similar size potato slices. This is a very healthy recipe. If you check the nutrition value, you will see that there is no cholesterol.

 

Preparation time 20  minutes
Cooking time 15 minutes
Total time 35 minutes
Servings 4

 

 

Ingredients for bottle gourd recipes skin fry

1-cup bottle gourd skin slices

100g potatoes

1-piece onion

1 tbsp oil

1 tsp salt

½ tsp turmeric powder

 

Process for bottle gourd recipes skin fry

  • You need to take the baby skin of bottle gourd for this recipe.
  • Cut bottle gourd skin and potatoes into thin slices. You can use a vegetable cutter for cutting the skin and potatoes or use a sharp knife.
  • Heat oil in a nonstick frying pan on the burner.
  • Add bottle gourd skin, potato, onion, turmeric powder and salt to the oil.
  • Stir it constantly.
  • Fry until all the ingredients like skin and potatoes are tender.
  • Take off the bottle gourd and potato fry. Its flavor and color is so nice.
  • Your tasty bottle gourd skin fry is ready to eat.

 

                                                Nutrition Facts
Calories 375
Total Fat 19.7g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 1737
Potassium 441mg
Total Carbohydrates 17.7g
Protein 2.4g
Nutrition Grade B-
                          Nutrition Analysis
Good Points Bad Points
Very low in sugar Very high in sodium
No cholesterol
High in vitamin C

 

Bottle gourd recipes skin mash (vorta)

When you are bored with your regular food menu then you can try this recipe. This is simple, easy, and it will bring a different taste. This recipe name is bottle gourd skin mash, it’s like a hot sauce.

 

Preparation time 20  minutes
Cooking time 10 minutes
Total time 40 minutes
Servings 4

 

Bottle gourd recipes skin mash
Bottle Gourd skin vorta

Ingredients for bottle gourd recipes skin mash (vorta)

½ cup bottle gourd skin

1 piece onion

100g prawn

1 tsp oil

7-8 pieces green chili

2-3 pieces garlic

1 tbsp coriander leaves

1 tsp salt

 

Process for bottle gourd recipes skin mash (vorta)

  • You can take any kind of bottle gourd skin except the hard one.
  • Boil the skin for until it is tender. Take out the skin from the water and fry the skin without oil. Fry it until all water evaporates.
  • Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.
  • Fry all prawns and green chilies for 2-3 minutes with one pinch of salt.
  • Now put boiled skin, prawn, onion slice, garlic, green chilies, coriander leaves, and salt into a blender. Blend it for 3-4 minutes.
  • I prefer mortar and pestle for vorta. First, paste green chili, then prawn, and other ingredients.
  • This vorta is perfect with rice. Bottle gourd recipes skin mash is ready to serve.
                                                Nutrition Facts
Calories 275
Total Fat 19.7g
Cholesterol 14mg
Sodium 1237
Potassium 341mg
Total Carbohydrates 11.7g
Protein 2.4g
Nutrition Grade B-
                          Nutrition Analysis
Good Points Bad Points
Very low in sugar Very high in sodium
No cholesterol
High in vitamin C

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