Bitter Gourd Chutney

Bitter gourd chutney is a nutritional recipe that goes well with rice. Bitter gourd, also known as Pavakka, is recommended in the treatment of blood disorders and diabetics.

Bitter Gourd Chutney

Bitter gourd chutney is a nutritional recipe that goes well with rice. Bitter gourd, also known as Pavakka, is recommended in the treatment of blood disorders and diabetics.

Category : Vegetarian, Chutneys

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By Mia Varghese

Published On: 13 Jun 2010

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15 Minutes
Served : 7
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Wash well the bitter gourd and wipe dry with a cloth.

Step 2

Chop the bitter gourd into small pieces and add required vinegar. Keep aside for an hour.

Step 3

Remove the bitter gourd pieces from vinegar. Add turmeric powder and required salt. Cover with a lid and cook in low heat until the pavakka pieces are done.

Step 4

Grind the cooked bitter gourd pieces with tamarind to a fine paste. Do not add water for grinding.

Step 5

Heat nallenna in a pan and splutter mustard seeds and fenugreek.

Step 6

Add urad dal and fry for a few seconds until golden in color.

Step 7

Lower the heat and fry dry red chillies and chilly powder.

Step 8

Immediately add the bitter gourd mixture and fry until oil accumulates on top.

Step 9

Add required sugar, salt, fenugreek powder and mix well. Remove from fire.

Step 10

Highly nutritious bitter gourd chutney is ready and store in a glass bottle for storage purpose.

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