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Bitter Gourd(Kayppakka) Thoran
Published On: 19 Oct 2002
English: Bitter Gourd
malayalam: Pavakka / Kaippakka
telugu: Kakara Kayi
kannada: Haggala Kai / Hagara Kai
Bengali: Karela / Karola / Uchche
Konkani: Kaarathey / Karathen
for more details, click the name of the ingredient
telugu: Nirulli / Ullipayalu / Yerra Gaddalu
kannada: Ulligadde / Erulli / Neeruli
hindi: Pyaz / Dungri / Kanda
Bengali: Pyajj / Piyaz
Gujarati: Dungri / Kanda
Konkani: Sawalo / Piyavu
telugu: Allam / Allamu / Sonthi
kannada: Shunti / Alla / Ashi Shunti / Ardraka
hindi: Adrak / Adu / Soonth
Gujarati: Aadu / Soonth
Urudu: Adrak / Adhrak
English: Green Chillies
tamil: Pachchii Milagai
telugu: Patchimirapa / Pachchi Mirapakayalu
kannada: Hasi Menasinakai
hindi: Hara Mircha / Hari Mirch
Bengali: Kancha Lanka / Maricha
Konkani: Jeevisaang / Tanrni Mirsang / Tanrni Miriyasang
Marathi: Pachchai Milagai
Oriya: Lila Marcha
malayalam: Nalikeram / Thenga
telugu: Kobbari Kaaya
Gujarati: Naliyer / Nariyal
Punjabi: Gola / Nariyal
English: Mustard Seeds
kannada: Sasuve / Karisasive
hindi: Rai / Banarasi Rai / Sarson
Bengali: Sarsay / Shorshe / Rai
Oriya: Sorisa / Sarosha
Punjabi: Rai / Banarasi Rai / Kalee Sarson
Kashmiri: Aasur / Sorisa
Urudu: Rai, Banarasi Rai, Kalee Sarson
English: Turmeric Powder
kannada: Arashina / Harasina Pudi
hindi: Haldi / Hardhar
Gujarati: Hardhar / Haldi
Marathi: Halad / Halede
Oriya: Haladi Gunda
Punjabi: Haldar / Haldi
Bengali: Laban / Noone
Grate bitter gourd into very small pieces.
Cut onion, chillies and ginger into very small pieces using a grater.
Mix together bitter gourd, grated coconut, ginger, turmeric, onion and green chillies.
Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
Add mustard seeds and allow them to crackle.
Add the bitter gourd mixture into the frying pan.
Add salt and stir well.
Keep the pan covered and cook on a low flame for 7 minutes. Stir well.
:- Serve hot with plain rice.
We usually dont like Bitter Gourd..especially my husband who hates vegetables..This was an excellent dish and he loved it ..Thanks Silpa
very nice recepie easy 2 cook thanks.
my hubby who never used to eat pavakka thoran liked ur recepie thanks go on with expirements
i tried this... good receipe and very easy to cook... congrats to shilpa..
Its really good...:)
it very tasty.good way to make this vegetable.
this is the best recipe with the things you get here..
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