Serves 4

Ingredients
1 No - Medium Size Bottlegourd

Stuffing

Ingredients
200 gms - Grated Paneer 1 Tbsp - Chopped Ginger
20 Pcs - Broken Cashewnuts 1 Tsp - Finely chopped Green Chillies
15 Pcs - Raisins 1 Tsp - Salt (To Taste)
4 Tbsp - Chopped Coriander Leaves ½ Tsp - Pepper Powder

Gravy

Ingredients
3 Tbsp - Oil 4 Nos Tomatoes
2 Nos - Cloves 1 Tsp Salt
2 Nos - Cardamom 1 No Green Chilli
1 Tsp - Cumin Seeds 1/4 Inch Ginger
2 Nos - Bay Leaf 1 Tsp Red Chilli

Powder - Made to Paste in a Blender

Ingredients
1 Tsp - Coriander Powder 3 Tbsp - Chopped Coriander Leaves
1 Tsp - Mango Powder

Garnish

Chopped Coriander Leaves.

Method

  1. Peel the Whitegourd and cut into two Pieces.
  2. Add a pinch of Salt and little Water and pressure cook it for 1 whistle.
  3. Remove the seeds and make a hollow in both the pieces.
  4. Mix all the Ingredients of the Stuffing together and then fill it in the White gourd.
  5. Cook the Stuffed Gourd in water till it turns soft.Keep aside.
  6. Heat Oil in a Kadhai and then add Cloves, Cardamom, Bay Leaf and Cumin Seeds to it.
  7. Add Tomato Puree to it and cook well. Add the Indian Spices to it and mix well.
  8. Add Water according to the desired consistency needed.Add Coriander Leaves. Check the Seasoning and adjust accordingly.
  9. Cut the Cooked Stuffed Gourd into round pieces and place them in Serving Bowl. Pour hot gravy over it and garnish well with Chopped Chopped Coriander Leaves.
Nutrient Composition Per Serving
MACRONUTRIENTS
MICRONUTRIENTS
Energy (Kcal) 352.24 Carotene(µg) 1274.3
Protein (g) 14.46 Vitamin C (mg) 21.79
Carbohydrate (g) 15.78 Mg (mg) 94.76
Fat (g) 25.97 Na (mg) 18.57
Fibre (g) 3.24 K (mg) 274.5
Minerals (g) 2.76 Mn (mg) 0.63
Calcium (mg) 197.11 Zn (mg) 1.19
Phosphorus (mg) 216.78 Cr (mg) 0.11
Iron (mg) 2.1

Modification

Reduce oil and cashews used for preparation. Add chopped onions to the stuffing. Use paneer made with low fat milk.
Ingredients
1 No - Medium Size Bottlegourd

Stuffing

Ingredients
200 gms - Grated Paneer 1 Tbsp - Chopped Ginger
10 Pcs - Broken Cashewnuts 1 Tsp - Finely chopped Green Chillies
15 Pcs - Raisins 1 Tsp - Salt (To Taste)
4 Tbsp - Chopped Coriander Leaves ½ Tsp - Pepper Powder

Gravy

Ingredients
2 Tbsp - Oil 4 Nos Tomatoes
2 Nos - Cloves 1 Tsp Salt
2 Nos - Cardamom 1 No Green Chilli
1 Tsp - Cumin Seeds 1/4 Inch Ginger
2 Nos - Bay Leaf 1 Tsp Red Chilli

Powder - Made to Paste in a Blender

Ingredients
1 Tsp - Coriander Powder 3 Tbsp - Chopped Coriander Leaves
1 Tsp - Mango Powder

Garnish

Chopped Coriander Leaves.
Nutrient Composition Per Serving
MACRONUTRIENTS
Energy (Kcal) 296.14
Protein (g) 13.67
Carbohydrate (g) 14.94
Fat (g) 20.46
Fibre (g) 3.2
Minerals (g) 2.67