Pavakka Puliozhichu Koottu

Biiter gourd(Pavakka) and Tamarind(Puli) curry

Pavakka Puliozhichu Koottu

Biiter gourd(Pavakka) and Tamarind(Puli) curry

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Rugmini Kamalan

Published On: 09 Sep 2005

Rating: 3
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

Cook the red gram separately in a pressure cooker.

Step 2

Heat up a vessel.

Step 3

Add tamarind soaked in water along with green chillies, asafoetida, turmeric powder, salt and black pepper powder.

Step 4

Bring this mixture to a boil.

Step 5

Add bitter gourd pieces and allow it to cook.

Step 6

Heat oil in a pan.

Step 7

Fry fenugreek, coriander and dry red chillies.

Step 8

Grind this along with the grated coconut.

Step 9

Add the cooked red gram and this paste to the bitter gourd mixture.

Step 10

Allow it to cook for a few mins.

Step 11

When it comes to a boil, remove from flame.

Step 12

Crackle some mustard seeds, red chillies and curry leaves in another small pan.

Step 13

Add the above seasoning into the bitter gourd mixture and mix well.


good.those who are ok with bitterness of pavakka.and it is pavakka sambar .isnt it?

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