Bitter Gourd Juice (With Pineapple and Guava)


Bitter Gourd Juice (with pineapple and Guava)

Bitter Gourd Project is a project of AVRDC-The World Vegetable Center and is funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development in Germany

Introduction :

bitter melon juice

bitter gourd juice

Drinking bitter gourd (or sometimes known as bitter melon) fresh as a juice retains many of the nutrients and bioactive compounds beneficial for health that may be lost in the different cooking methods.
This formula is very popular in Taiwan and could be found in many Taiwanese juice stands.
* this beverage may not be suitable for people with hypoglycemia.


  • Consumption of high quantities of bitter gourd may not be suitable for :
  • People with low blood glucose levels (hypoglycemia)
  • Pregnant and lactating mothers
  • Young children
  • Diabetes patients undergoing oral drug treatment
  • Bitter gourd should not be consumed on an empty stomach.


Servings: 4-6



  • 1 cup guava chunks
  • 1 cup apple chunks (optional)
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 1 cup bittergourd chunks(any variety of bitter gourd)
  • Water
  • 2 tbsp of honey (or enough to taste)


  1. Rinse and wash the bitter gourd and fruits thoroughly.
  2. Peel the pineapple skin and chop the fruit into small chunks.
  3. Cut bittergourd lengthwise into half and remove seeds and inner pulp with a spoon
  4.  Cut the other fruit into smaller chunks.
  5. Put the fruit and bitter gourd in a blender, then add ice cubes and honey. Add enough water to fill half of the blender volume.
  6. Blend twice on high speed. Then blend continuously on low speed for 2 minutes or until smooth. Serve chilled and Enjoy !

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Category: Diabetic Diet, Diabetic Receipes