Bitter Gourd Fry Recipes Especially Good For Diabetic Patients

Bitter Gourd Fry
Bitter Gourd Fry

Last Updated on December 25, 2023 by Sultana Parvin

Is bitter gourd good for diabetes? There is no doubt about it. You can check this article “Bitter gourd for diabetic patients”. Bitter gourd is a popular vegetable all over the world. It has many shapes and sizes. Its taste is slightly bitter. To reduce bitterness you can apply a technique. Apply salt with the slices of bitter gourd and keep it for 20 minutes. Then wash by rubbing my 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 fry bitter gourd recipe.

Preparation time30  minutes
Cooking time20 minutes
Total time50 minutes

Ingredients for bitter gourd fry

  • 250 gm bitter gourd
  • 50 gm potato
  • 1 piece onion
  • 3-4 pieces of green chilies
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons oil

How to cook bitter melon for diabetes

  • Cut bitter gourd and keep it with salt for 15 minutes.
  • Cut potato into julienne cut.
  • Squeeze the bitter gourd very well with your hand and you will see water 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
Total Fat29.7g
Total Carbohydrates11.7g
Nutrition GradeD
                          Nutrition Analysis
Good PointsBad Points
Very low in sugarVery high in sodium
No cholesterol 

Bitter gourd recipe for Diabetics

This is another bitter gourd fry but crispy.

Preparation time20  minutes
Cooking time20 minutes
Total time40 minutes
bitter gourd fry crispy
Bitter gourd fry

Ingredients for bitter gourd fry crispy

  • 200 gm bitter gourd
  • 50 gm potato
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon rice powder
  • 1 tablespoon bengal gram powder
  • ½ teaspoon hot spice powder
  • 1 cup oil for deep fry

Process for bitter gourd deep fry

  • 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 deep fry
Bitter gourd 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 for diabetics patient
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.
Fry Bitter gourd recipe
Bitter gourd fry
  • Arrange on an absorbent paper-lined tray to serve.
  • Serve the bottle gourd crispy fry with rice or pulao.
Bitter gourd for diabetes
Bitter gourd fry
                                                 Nutrition Facts
Total Fat27.7g
Total Carbohydrates10.7g
Nutrition GradeC-
                          Nutrition Analysis
Good PointsBad Points
Very low in sugarVery high in sodium
No cholesterol 

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