Fried Bitter Gourd Pickle

Easy pavakka pickle

Fried Bitter Gourd Pickle

Easy pavakka pickle

Category : Vegetarian, Pickles

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By Sobha Kesavan

Published On: 09 May 2014

Rating: 4
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20 Minutes
Served : 6
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Ingredients

  • Fresh Bitter gourd (big size) : 2 - 3 nos
    Red Chilli powder : 3 tsp
    Asafoetida powder : ½ tsp
    Salt : as reqd
    Tamarind water : 1 cup
    Coconut / refined oil : as reqd to fry the pavakka

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Fried Bitter Gourd Pickle Recipe

Step 1

Clean the Bitter gourd and cut into thin pieces.

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Step 2 Fried Bitter Gourd Pickle Recipe

Step 2

Put the cut bitter gourd pieces in the tamarind water (for about five hours) as shown in the picture.

Step 3

Also add some salt into the tamarind water.

Step 4

After about five hours, remove the tamarind water and dry the bitter gourd for about 2 hours in the sun light.

Step 5

Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the dried bitter gourd.

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Step 6 Fried Bitter Gourd Pickle Recipe

Step 6

When the bitter gourd pieces turn golden in colour take it out from the pan and allow to cool it.

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Step 7 Fried Bitter Gourd Pickle Recipe

Step 7

Then mix the red chilli powder, asafoetida powder and salt with the fried bitter gourd pieces.

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Step 8 Fried Bitter Gourd Pickle Recipe

Step 8

The fried bitter gourd pickle is ready and this can be used for lunch / dinner especially to consume rice with curd / butter milk.

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