Bitter gourd fry recipes specially good for diabetic patients

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Bitter gourd fry

Bitter gourd is a popular vegetable in all over the world. It has many shapes and sizes. Its taste is slightly bitter. To reduce bitter you can apply a technique. Apply salt with the slices of bitter gourd and keep it for 20 minutes. Then wash with rubbing by hands. Bitter gourd is often cooked in many ways. Many people eat bitter gourd as herbal medicine. It is found to increase insulin sensitivity. For diabetics, it is a good medicine.You can cook whole bitter gourd stuffed with cooked minced beef or just fry with potato. Here I will describe two types of bitter gourd fry recipes, one is bitter gourd fry, in this recipe, bitter gourd is cooked with potato Julienne cut slices and another is simple fry of bitter gourd.

Preparation time 30  minutes
Cooking time 20 minutes
Total time 50 minutes
Servings 6

 

 

Ingredients for bitter gourd fry

250 gm bitter gourd

50 gm potato

1 piece onion

3-4 pieces green chilies

1 tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp salt

2 tbsp oil

 

Process for bitter gourd fry

  • Cut bitter gourd and keep it with salt for 15 minutes.
  • Cut potato into julienne cut.
  • Squeeze bitter gourd very well with your hand and you will see water will come out from the bitter gourd. The bitterness of bitter gourd will be less with this process. Drain out the bitter gourd water.
  • Mix potato slice and bitter gourd.
  • Wash it.
  • Drained water very well.
  • Add oil in a nonstick cooking pan.
  • Add onion, bitter gourd, potato, salt, and green chilies.
  • Stir it continuously.
  • Fry it until brown.
  • Take out the bitter gourd from the oil. Extra oil will be left.
  •  Your healthy bottle gourd fry is ready to serve.
  • Serve it with white rice.
                                                   Nutrition Facts
Calories 278
Total Fat 29.7g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 2237
Potassium 41mg
Total Carbohydrates 11.7g
Protein .4g
Nutrition Grade D
                          Nutrition Analysis
Good Points Bad Points
Very low in sugar Very high in sodium
No cholesterol

 

Bitter gourd fry crispy

This is another bitter gourd fry but crispy.

 

Preparation time 20  minutes
Cooking time 20 minutes
Total time 40 minutes
Servings 6

 

 

bitter gourd fry crispy
Bitter gourd fry

Ingredients for bitter gourd fry crispy

200 gm bitter gourd

50 gm potato

1 tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp chili powder

½ tsp salt

1 tbsp rice powder

1 tbsp bengal gram powder

½ tsp hot spice powder

1 cup oil for deep fry

 

Process for bitter gourd fry crispy

  • Cut the bitter gourd and potato into ring size.
Bitter gourd fry
Bitter gourd slice
  • Add salt and turmeric powder to the bitter gourd and keep it aside for 10 minutes.
Bitter gourd fry
Bitter goudr with turmeric
  • Wash bitter gourd and potato very well.
  • Add Bengal gram powder, rice powder, chili powder, hot spice powder and little bit salt to the bitter gourd and potato.
Bitter gourd fry
Floured with bitter gourd
  • Heat oil in a non-stick deep pan over medium heat.
  • Fry all bitter gourd and potato slices until golden brown and crispy. Transfer to a colander to drain away oil drips.
Bitter gourd fry
Bitter gourd fry
  • Arrange on an absorbent paper-lined tray to serve.
  • Serve the bottle gourd crispy fry with rice or pulao.
Bitter gourd fry
Bitter gourd fry

 

                                                 Nutrition Facts
Calories 268
Total Fat 27.7g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 2037
Potassium 38mg
Total Carbohydrates 10.7g
Protein .8g
Nutrition Grade C-
                          Nutrition Analysis
Good Points Bad Points
Very low in sugar Very high in sodium
No cholesterol

 

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