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Sunday, 3 March 2013

Bitter Gourd / Pavakka Mulakittathu


Ingredients:

1 big pavakka/ kaipakka/ bitter gourd
2 green chillies, finely chopped
4-5 shallots, chopped
1 tomato, sliced
2 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
tamarind- size of a lemon
2 sprigs curry leaves
1 tsp mustard seeds
1- 1 1/2 tbsp oil
salt

Preparation:
  1. Wash and cut bitter gourd into thin round slices. Soak tamarind in little water, extract its juice and keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add chopped shallots, green chillies and bitter gourd and saute for few minutes till bitter gourd turns light brown.
  3. Add tomato sliced, chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt and cook by adding 1 cup water.
  4. When it is half cooked, add tamarind extract and mix well. Cook till done and remove from fire.
  5. Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds and add curry leaves. Pour this over the curry and serve hot with rice....

12 comments:

  1. My hubby will love this. will try soon

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  2. gud one shab....i have made uperis and thoran...will try this way

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  3. I have bitter gourd resting inside my fridge...will try this..

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  4. Looks yum and spicy ...fab color

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  6. i never knew bitterguard other than cips/upperi...hnks for the share

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  7. Wonderful looking curry, quite inviting.

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  8. Deliciouus curry...I love bittergourd...

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