Naadan Pavakka Thoran is an authentic vegetarian dish in Kerala Cuisine that goes very well with hot rice. Naadan Pavakka Thoran is prepared from bittergourd, a vegetable very largely cultivated and popular in Kerala. You can reduce the bitter flavor by employing some simple home remedies like soaking for a few minutes in salted water etc. The dish is unique and special with finely grated bittergourd blended with a spicy coconut mixture. Bittergourd or Pavakka is nutritious, rich in vital nutrients required for body. Bittergourd or pavakka is well known for anti diabetic properties. It has an active insulin like compound that controls diabetics naturally. Usually kids do not favor the healthy dish due to the bitter flavor. This is one of the easiest of dishes that can be prepared in a jiffy with limited ingredients. You can explore a well detailed stir fry dish here.