Bittergourds pack in a bunch of beneficial nutrients but are usually too bitter for kids to swallow. The bitterness may also be an acquired taste for adults even if we know that bittergourd aids in weight loss, lowers cholesterol and blood sugar and fights cancer. With this Bittergourd Omelette recipe, there’s now a way to remove all that bitterness and gain all of its goodness. Check this out!
Recipe for Bittergourd Omelette
- 1 medium-sized bittergourd
- 3 medium-sized eggs
- 1 teaspoon of salt for boiling
- 1 teaspoon of salt for taste
- 0.5 teaspoons of five spice powder
- Wash and cut away both ends of the bittergourd. Slice it through lengthwise. Using a spoon, scrape away the seeds.
- With a boiling pot of water, add a drop of oil and 1 teaspoon of salt. Put in the bittergourd to scald for 2 minutes. Doing this helps to take away the bitterness of the gourd.
- Remove and dip the bittergoud in water to cool it down.
- Cut up the bittergourd into small cubes. Put them in a muslin cloth and squeeze out some of the water.
- In a big bowl, whisk the eggs together with the 1 teaspoon of salt and five spice powder.
- Add in all the squeezed bittergourd and mix it all up.
- Heat up a pan, put all of the above ingredients to fry.
- Lower fire to medium and flip over when one side is done.
- Serve the bittergourd omelette whole on a plate.