Bottle Gourd Besan Kadhi

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5 mins Cooking Time
1 Serving
Diversity score info

Diversity Score defines how nutritionally diverse your food is. It reflects the concept that increasing the variety of foods in the diet helps to ensure adequate intake of essential nutrients.

Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 16%
Carbs 34%
Fats 50%
No Added Sugar
Gluten Free

This gluten free and no added sugar kadhi recipe is sure to stimulate your tastebuds. The popular vegetarian and jain indian recipe is a perfect lunch and dinner dals, sambhars & kadhis dish. The sour/tangy and flavorful recipe provides a boost of calcium to your daily meals and makes it more nutritionally diverse. The recipe goes perfectly with tur dal khichdi, vegetable rice, rice or daliya khichdi.


  • 1/2 Cup Diced Bottle Gourd
  • 1/2 Cup Curd
  • 2 Tbsp Bengal gram flour (Besan)
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 4 No. Curry Leaves (Kadi Patta)
  • 1 No. Red Chilly
  • 1/4 Tsp Green Chilli Paste
  • 1/4 Tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Cumin Powder (Jeera)
  • 1/4 Tsp Mustard Seeds (Rai)
  • 1/4 Tsp Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/8 Tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Oil
  • As Required Water


Pre Preparation
  • Step 1

    Pressure cook diced bottle gourd for 2 whistles

  • Step 2

    Add Besan in curd & whisk

  • Step 1

    Heat in a kadai and rai, jeera, kadi patta and allow to crackle

  • Step 2

    Now add dry red chilly, green chilli paste, haldi, dhania powder, jeera powder and water

  • Step 3

    Now add beaten curd and mix properly

  • Step 4

    Add salt, cooked bottle gourd and mix

  • Step 5

    Serve garnished with chopped coriander leaves

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Cow Milk Protein
Curd And Buttermilk
Dairy Products
Chickpea Flour (Besan)
Red Chilli
Approximate values
Serving Size Medium Bowl(134gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 10gm 3.5%
Dietary Fiber 3gm 9.3%
Protein 5gm 10.4%
Total Fat 7gm 8.8%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 122 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 35 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 21 minutes
  • Bicycling 17 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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