Thursday, August 9, 2012

Grated Bottle Gourd stir fry

Bottle gourd is very healthy food for evryone . This  grated Bottle gourd stir fry or bhuji gives it diffrent taste with carom seeds . we can use this recipes as a side dish in a lunch or in  dinner .

  • 250 gm Bottle gourd
  • 1 onion (Finely chopped)
  • 1 Tomato (Finely chopped)
  • 2 Tbsp capsicum (cut in to cubes),optional
  • 3 nos Green chili
  • 1 Tsp Carom seeds\Ajwain
  • 1/2 Tsp Red chili Powde
  • 1/2 Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Tsp Coriender powder
  • 1 Tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • Salt to taste

Wash and peel the bottle gourd  and grate it .Keep aside.
Do not squeez it .

Heat oil in a pan ,put  carom seeds and saute till golden brown.
Now add ,oinion and fry it till golden brown.
Add tomato and all the spices - Turmeric powder,green chili,red chili powder,Garam masala powder,coriender powder,lemon juice and  again fry all the spices for 2 minutes.
Now add grated Bottle gourd and cover  the pan .
Cook it on the medium heat for 10 minutes or until it get tender or leaves the oil from the corner .
.keep stiring it meanwhile.
once it cooked served with rooti .


  1. Absolutely delicious. Me too oftenly made in this way. Come here, I kept 'Khajur pak' for you here dear :D, with lots of love, smiles and hugs...


  2. simple and nice dish. Healthy one too