Meaty bottle gourd recipe

This meaty bottle gourd recipe is a warm boosting food that was cooked with pork meat. It’s a nutritious dish that is rich in protein from the pork meat, fiber and other essential nutrients like vitamins and minerals from the bottle gourd.

Bottle gourd (is also called Calabash)

It has a green, smooth texture and white flesh inside when peeled, this fruit is harvested young to be consumed as a vegetable, other ways of cooking this are sauteed and soup recipes. According to our health food source:

  • This vegetable is helpful to the urinary system, it helps to reduce burning sensation from acidic urination, it may also reduce the chances of urinary tract infection.
  • Helpful in reducing high blood pressure and helpful in keeping the heart healthy.
  • It contains vitamins and minerals such as: calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, vitamins A and C and folate.
  • Contains fiber which supports healthy digestion and helps to combat constipation.
  • It may help in reducing body weight.

Note: Excessive consumption of food is not good to our health and can bring a negative result or bad effects in our body. Always eat the right kind and the right amount of food.


  • 1/2 kg pork meat (with bones)
  • 1 large bottle gourd (cut into small sizes)
  • 2 tsp seasoning mix
  • 2 tsp iodized salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 4 cups water


  • Wash your hands and prepare your ingredients and materials to save time and effort and to ensure a clean and safe food preparation.
  • In a medium heat using a pot add vegetable oil then sauté garlic and onion, add the pork meat slices then stir.
  • Pour the needed water, iodized salt, seasoning mix and black pepper, cover and let boil for 30 minutes.
  • After that add the bottle gourd slices, cover again and cook for another 15 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Something to note: “Eating food with the whole family is one way to promote your bonding moments together, it also creates a happy environment, healthy lifestyle, positive thoughts about life and a helpful way to achieve an overall health”.

Remember: To make a healthier recipe, read food labels and choose to consider healthy ingredient-alternatives.

Thank you so much for reading and hope you like this simple recipe!

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    1. momsjourney says:

      Hello there! Thank you for reblogging this post…
      Have a nice day💞

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