How to Curry Stuff Bitter Melon


  • 6 medium rough bitter melon(there are 2 types a smooth and a rough surface melon)
  • 1 lb ground meat
  • 1 cup oil
  • 4 tablespoon curry powder(heap)
  • 1 table spoon ground cumin (heap)
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander(heap)
  • 2 medium onions chopped
  • 1 head garlic chopped
  • 1 tin coconut milk
  • 1 hot pepper chopped
  • salt to taste


  • cut melon length wise on one side(DO NOT CUT MELON IN HALF)
  • remove gut and seeds from melon
  • place melon into a bowl of salt water set aside
  • add all ingredients into a bowl except oil and ground meat
  • add water and mix ,divide into 2 equal portion set one portion aside
  • heat 1 potspoon oil in a pan /pot
  • add 1 mix portion into pan/pot stir
  • add a little water stir for 5 minutes
  • add ground meat allow to fry for 3-5 minutes stir
  • add 2 cups of water and simmer on medium heat until most or all water is evaporated set aside to cool
  • remove melon from water and dry
  • stuff melon with curry meat(DO NOT OVER STUFF)
  • tie melon at the ends and middle(thread can be used double the thread)
  • heat remaining oil in a frying pan
  • place 2 or 3 melon into pan with cut side up
  • allow to fry for 4-5 minutes rolling melon so that most part will fry
  • remove and fry other melon remove and allow to cool
  • heat 1 pot spoon oil into another pan/pot
  • add the other portion of curry mix and allow to fry for 3-5 minutes
  • add water if needed
  • add all melon into pan
  • add coconut milk
  • allow to simmer on medium heat until melon is tender
  • add water if needed


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