Bitter Gourd Fry (Pavakkai Poriyal)

Bitter Gourd Fry (Pavakkai Poriyal) is an authentic delicious side dish that goes perfect with hot steamed rice. Termed “pavakka” in Malayalam, Bitter Gourd Fry is a nutritious dish having several medicinal as well as health related benefits. Bitter Gourd improves immunity and fights against infections. Bitter Gourd helps curing diabetes related problems too. The bitterness of the vegetable can be reduced by soaking in salt and later washing in cold water. But the original bitter taste of Bitter Gourd Fry always tastes perfect. Sharing an easy to prepare Bitter Gourd Fry well illustrated in simple sentences. Chopped bitter gourd pieces are cooked in a chilly mixture and later fried to a crispy brown color. Enjoy Bitter Gourd Fry.

Bitter Gourd Fry (Pavakkai Poriyal)

Bitter Gourd Fry (Pavakkai Poriyal) is an authentic delicious side dish that goes perfect with hot steamed rice. Termed “pavakka” in Malayalam, Bitter Gourd Fry is a nutritious dish having several medicinal as well as health related benefits. Bitter Gourd improves immunity and fights against infections. Bitter Gourd helps curing diabetes related problems too. The bitterness of the vegetable can be reduced by soaking in salt and later washing in cold water. But the original bitter taste of Bitter Gourd Fry always tastes perfect. Sharing an easy to prepare Bitter Gourd Fry well illustrated in simple sentences. Chopped bitter gourd pieces are cooked in a chilly mixture and later fried to a crispy brown color. Enjoy Bitter Gourd Fry.

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Divya Ravindranath

Published On: 05 Aug 2003

Rating: 4
31 Votes, 16 Reviews
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15 Minutes
Served : 3
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Heat oil in a frying pan.

Step 2

Add mustard seeds and when they splutter, add the chopped onions and fry till brown.

Step 3

Add chilly powder and coriander powder and fry till the raw smell of the masala disappears.

Step 4

Add the chopped bitter gourd and stir for sometime.

Step 5

Add a little water and allow it to boil.

Step 6

Add jaggery, curry leaves and salt and keep the pan closed.

Step 7

Allow the contents to cook and let the water evaporate.

Step 8

Add oil and fry the contents.

Step 9

:- Bitter Gourd Fry is ready.

Step 10

:- Serve Bitter Gourd Fry with rice.

Step 11

:- This Bitter Gourd Fry is a very different variation from the regular Bitter Gourd Fry.

Step 12

:- Enjoy the Bitter Gourd Fry.

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Latha

Very tasty I loved it

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K. Bhaskaran

Great.

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regena grace

Very good recipe!!

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Smitha

Very nice recipe. I added some tamaring pulp to this. It was very nice.

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sindhu

thanks for the receipe..it turned out real good :)

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Ramesh

I am going to try now.... since I dont have coriander powder now (only ingredient missing in my kitchen), I am going to use Sakthi masala as replacement. Let me see how it comes. Thanks

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MiNi

I couldnt find it that tasty !

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Ramesh

Excellent Dish

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Sowjanya

A very good recipe & thanx for sharing it.

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sori ponnu

Very nice.

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Deepa

You are right. This is just for one adult. Pavakkai really shrunk to very little. That made it tasty and precious. Next time I will make more.

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vinny

good less bitter taste.

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Lakshmi Rekha

It is really a delightfull recipe on bitter gourd!!

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Sweta

Really good!!!

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meghna

easy as can be

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joshny

it is good

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  • Bitter Gourd Fry (Pavakkai Poriyal)

    Bitter Gourd Fry (Pavakkai Poriyal) is an authentic delicious side dish that goes perfect with hot steamed rice. Termed “pavakka” in Malayalam, Bitter Gourd Fry is a nutritious dish having several medicinal as well as health related benefits. Bitter Gourd improves immunity and fights against infections. Bitter Gourd helps curing diabetes related problems too. The bitterness of the vegetable can be reduced by soaking in salt and later washing in cold water. But the original bitter taste of Bitter Gourd Fry always tastes perfect. Sharing an easy to prepare Bitter Gourd Fry well illustrated in simple sentences. Chopped bitter gourd pieces are cooked in a chilly mixture and later fried to a crispy brown color. Enjoy Bitter Gourd Fry.

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