Hagalakai Gojju (bitter Gourd Curry )
Bitter gourd is a most famous vegetable in south India, it is a good health diet too, and it lowers blood glucose in diabetics. It has been used to treat diabetes in ancient days; even today it is available in the form of tea, juice and extracts. Fresh bitter gourd is an excellent source of vitamin-C, one of the powerful natural antioxidants. Various curries are also prepared, even though it tastes bitter its taste can be sweetened by adding jaggery, it a best health diet. This dish is prepared by adding jaggery so that it taste sweet, do not peel of the skin of bitter gourd as the skin has various nutrients in it.