This humble vegetable immortalised in the bollywood number, 'Bambai se aaya mera dost..' as kadva karela, makes an excellent dish.
Some fry it. Others stew it. Either way, the bitter taste may act as a major block to convincing people to eat it.
After chopping the bitter gourd, rub the pieces with salt and keep for a while. Squeeze the juice out between palms and then add them to the vessel for cooking. This process washes away most of the bitter taste.