Bitter gourd & Zucchini coconut curry

First of all I thought of making salad with these two vegetables but my husband wanted it as curry, so I thought ok I thought I can go for it.

So let’s jump in directly to the recipe instead of my blah blah.! 😬


Bittergourd -1

Zucchini- 1/2 nos

Onion- 1

Olive oil- 3 teaspoons

Mustard -3/4th teaspoon

Urad dal – 1 teaspoon

Chana dal – 1 teaspoon

Coconut – 1 tablespoon

Turmeric – 1/2 teaspoon

Asafetida-1/2 teaspoon

Red chili powder- 1 teaspoon

Salt – as needed

Tamarind paste -1 teaspoon


1. Boil bittergourd and zucchini adding tamarind paste for 7 mins.

2. In a pan add oil , and to it add mustard, Chana dal, urad dal, onions. Sauté them by adding salt and turmeric.

3. Once you notice onions cooked add the boiled veggies and to it add the asafetida powder and red chili powder and toss well together.

4. After 3 mins add grated coconut and cook for 2 more mins.

Serve hot with rice.


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