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Hagalakayi Palya / Bitter gourd Curry

Easy and simple hagalakayi palya made with only a few ingredients.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 68kcal


  • 6-8 medium bitter gourd
  • 1 head of garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon black gram


  • Wash the bitter gourd , remove the seeds and dice then into small pieces or use the chopper.
  • Places vessel over medium heat and drizzle the olive oil.
  • After few seconds, add chopped bitter gourd and fry until it turns crispy and golden.
  • Add salt.
  • In a smaller pan fry mustard seeds, black gram, with a teaspoon of oil.
  • When it starts to sputter, add chopped garlic and fry until it turns golden.
  • Mix the bitter gourd fry and garlic seasoning together.



The nutrition values I show here are my best estimates. Please be sure to check your preferred nutrition calculator, if you are relying on accurate calculations in your diet.


Calories: 68kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Iron: 1mg