Bitter gourd kuzhambu recipe

Share this =>

Let see how to Cook authentic Bitter gourd kuzhambu recipe from scratch by following Step By Step instructions..

Tamil Cuisine  -  Vegetarian RecipesKuzhambu Recipes (entree)
Prep Time:0 minutes | Cooking Time:1 hour
0 stars - based on 0 votes

Ratings: Rate this recipe!
off off off off off 0


  1. Bitter gourd - 2 count
  2. Cooked pigeon pea - 1/2 cup
  3. Tamarind - small lemon size
  4. Dry chili - 2
  5. Split bengal gram - 1 tablespoon (tbsp.)
  6. Split black gram - 1/4 teaspoon (tsp.)
  7. Coriander seed - 1 1/2 teaspoon (tsp.)
  8. Chili powder - 1 1/2 tablespoon (tbsp.)
  9. Mustard seed - 1/4 teaspoon (tsp.)
  10. Fenugreek seed - 1/4 teaspoon (tsp.)
  11. Coconut - 3 pieces (cubes)
  12. Jaggery (optional) - little
  13. Curry leaf - 10 count
  14. Oil - as needed
  15. Salt - as needed


  1. Clean and cut the bitter gourd into small piece.
  2. Soak tamarind in water for at least 30 minutes and take thick juice.
  3. In heat little oil, add split bengal gram, coriander seeds, dry chili and roast them until they turn golden brown. Cool this to room temperature and grind this along with coconut pieces into a fine thick paste by adding little water as possible. Add this to cooked (mashed) pigeon pea and mix well.
  4. In a pan heat oil as needed. add cut bitter gourd and sauté them.
  5. Now add tamarind juice, chili powder mix well and cook until the raw smell is gone.
  6. Now add the pigeon pea mixture, jaggery and continue cooking.
  7. In a separate pan heat oil. add mustard seeds, split black gram, curry leaves. once the mustard seeds stop splattering add this to cooking kuzhambu and mix.
  8. Cook the kuzhambu until right thinness reached and serve.


Rated Tamil Kuzhambu Recipes

Generic placeholder image

Sundakkai puli kuzhambu recipe

on on on off off 4 - Good!

Nov, 2013

Generic placeholder image

Kalyana Mor Kuzhambu Recipe

on on on on on 1 - Excellant!

Feb, 2018

Generic placeholder image

Baghare baigan recipe

on on on off off 1 - Good!

Feb, 2017

Latest Or Recent Recipes


Download our android apps. We also have other apps with recipes in tamil. Cook, share and enjoy!


Download our IOS apps. We also have other apps with recipes in tamil. Cook, share and enjoy!