When I was a kid I use to wonder, who in the earth will ever eat anydish made of bitter gourd ( Kakarakaya in telugu) which looks ugly and tastes bitter. As as time passes instead of simple taste, the nutrition value and other factors determines your liking. bitter gourd became one of my favorite. Bitter gourd curries are really not that bitter if you prepare it properly.There are many bitter gourd recipes which satisfy your taste palates.
Bitter gourd is proved to be nutritious and helps in recovering from many ailments
Bitter gourd is a folk medicine for diabetes. it contains components similar to insulin and are called plant insulin. It is know to reduce the sugar levels.
Bitter gourd is considered good and speed up the recovery for Piles, Blood Disorder, Respiratory Disorder, Alcoholism and Cholera.
Bitter gourd is also known as Balsam Pear or bitter melon. Bitter gourd is low in calories, contains high quantity of dietary fiber, vitamins, anti-oxidants and minerals. It contains Vitamin folate, vitamin-C and health benefiting flavonoids like zea-xanthin, a-carotene, lutein as well as ß-carotene. It eases digestion and help protects body from oxygen-derived free radicals which play role in aging and causes cancer.
Considering all these facts bitter gourd is a sweet panacea for may health disorders and good in taste if prepared properly. Below is the recipe of bitter melon chutney
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