Bottle gourd, Curry

Bottle guard fry

bottle guard fry
bottle guard fry


1 bottle guard

1/2 onion chopped

12 small green chillies

3 cloves of garlic crushed

3 curry leaves

4 sprigs of coriander leaves chopped

1/2 tsp jeera

1/2 tsp mustard seeds

1/4 tsp turmeric

Salt to taste

1 tsp coconut powder

6-7 tbsp oil


  • Heat the oil.
  • Add jeera and mustard seeds.
  • After they splutter, add onions and chillies.
  • Fry for 2 mts and add garlic.
  • Fry for few seconds and add turmeric powder.
  • Add bottle guard, mix everything, add salt and keep the lid.
  • It will take app 20-30 mts on little less than medium heat for the bottle guard to cook.
  • When it is completely cooked add coconut powder and keep for another 10mts.
  • Garnish with cilantro leaves and enjoy.
  • Perfect side dish.

♥ Aparna

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