Kerala Style Pavakka Theeyal

Kerala Style Pavakka Theeyal is a spicy delicious side dish prepared from bitter gourd that goes well with hot rice. Kerala Style Pavakka Theeyal is an easy favorite dish very popular during Sadhyas and special occasions. Kerala Style Pavakka Theeyal is unique and special with sliced bitter gourd pieces cooked in a spicy aromatic coconut mixture. Bitter gourd is nutritious rich in vital nutrients and is very beneficial for people suffering from diabetes. You can explore a well detailed Kerala Style Pavakka Theeyal here.

Kerala Style Pavakka Theeyal | Pachakam

Kerala Style Pavakka Theeyal

Kerala Style Pavakka Theeyal is a spicy delicious side dish prepared from bitter gourd that goes well with hot rice. Kerala Style Pavakka Theeyal is an easy favorite dish very popular during Sadhyas and special occasions. Kerala Style Pavakka Theeyal is unique and special with sliced bitter gourd pieces cooked in a spicy aromatic coconut mixture. Bitter gourd is nutritious rich in vital nutrients and is very beneficial for people suffering from diabetes. You can explore a well detailed Kerala Style Pavakka Theeyal here.

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

author-image
By Rugmini Kamalan

Published On: 18 Jun 2006

Rating: 4
44 Votes, 1 Reviews
Write a Review
30 Minutes
Served : 3
Print Recipe

Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

For preparing Kerala Style Pavakka Theeyal, first slice the onions and green chillies thinly.

Step 2

Heat up a pan or kadai.

Step 3

Fry coriander seeds, dry red chillies and grated coconut, till it turns brown.

Step 4

:- If you are using powders, then fry only the coconut first and just before switching off the flame, add coriander powder and add chilly powder after switching off the flame.

Step 5

Allow this to cool.

Step 6

Grind the fried items in a mixer grinder along with enough water into a smooth paste.

Step 7

Heat coconut oil in a pan or a kadai.

Step 8

Splutter mustard seeds and saute dry red chillies and curry leaves.

Step 9

Add sliced onions and saute well.

Step 10

When sauteed, add bitter gourd pieces and sliced green chillies and saute well again.

Step 11

When the whole thing gets sauteed well, add tamarind extract, salt and turmeric powder.

Step 12

Mix well and allow it to boil.

Step 13

Add the coconut paste along with enough water and mix well.

Step 14

When Kerala Style Pavakka Theeyal reaches the desired consistency (neither too thin nor too thick), remove from flame.

user
Reply
Suja

Thanks for the yummy recipe. Came out really well..

Leave your Review

More by This Author

  • Banana Chips - Kerala Special

    Banana Chips is a favorite crunchy crispy snack, one of the indispensable dishes in Onam Sadhya. Ban...

  • Sharkara Varatti

    Sharkara Varatti is an indispensable and most popular item in Onam Sadhya and almost all festive occ...

Top Contributors

  • Recipes of Nizana Shammas

    Nizana Shammas

    Nizana Shammas is a hosewife who has lots of interest n cooking. She is an expert in providing various traditional recipes.

  • Recipes of Renukadevi Kumanan

    Renukadevi Kumanan

    Renukadevi Kumanan is a well versed person in providing varities of South Indian recipes and also some modern recipes. She used to try varities of recipes from different cuisines.