Bittergourd Kayirasa

Bittergourd(Paavakka) with coconut and spices

Bittergourd Kayirasa

Bittergourd(Paavakka) with coconut and spices

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By sonali S

Published On: 04 Sep 2002

Rating: 3
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20 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Cut bittergourd into small pieces. Sprinkle about 1 tsp of salt and keep aside for 10 minutes.Then squeeze out all water from bittergourd, so as to get rid of the bitterness.

Step 2

Fry all the masala ingredients in oil.

Step 3

Grind this masala with freshly grated coconut.

Step 4

Heat oil in a pan.

Step 5

Add mustard seeds and black gram dal. When seeds splutter, add bittergourd pieces.

Step 6

Keep frying on a low heat for about 8-10 minutes.

Step 7

Add the ground masala to the bittergourd curry.

Step 8

Add salt, jaggery, tamarind and water. Bring it to boil and cook for another 5 minutes.

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remya

it comes out well. good one .

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rupa

I tried this receipe. it is good for health. Thanks for the receipe

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liza

good one!

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Geetha

mmmm....interestingly bitter!

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