Sunday, October 20, 2013

Konkan Dudi Bafad (Bottle Gourd)

Konkon Dudi Bafad is made with coconut juice like many other Bafad Recipes like Cauliflower Bafad and Long Green Beans or Vaal Bafad.

Konkon Dudi Bafad

1 small bottle gourd/konkan
Coconut juice, thick and thin, of 1/2 coconut
10 medium sized prawns 
2 onions, chopped fine
salt to taste, approx. 1 tspn.
2 tomatoes, chopped fine
2 green chillies, slit
5 flakes garlic
1 tspn cumin seeds
1 tblspn oil
  • Cut the bottle gourd into cubes and keep it aside. 
  • Fry the onion in a non-stick cooking pan.
  •  Add the prawns and keep stirring.
  • How to make konkon dudi bafad

  • Add the tomato.
Bafad recipe for bottle gourd

  • Add the green chillies.
  • Add the thin coconut juice and bring to a boil.
  • Add the cut bottle gourd pieces.
Konkan Dudi bafad preparation
  • Simmer with lid closed until cooked.
  • Add the thick coconut juice, pounded garlic and cumin seeds and bring to a boil.
  • Take the konkon dudi bafad off the fire and serve with chapatis or rice.

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