Pavakka Puliozhichu Koottu

by RugminiKamalan
Pavakka Puliozhichu Koottu is a spicy, tangy flavored bitter gourd special that goes well with rice. The bitterness of bitter gourd is minimized with the presence of tamarind. Pavakka Puliozhichu Koottu is unique and special with bitter gourd pieces cooked in tamarind mixture and blended with cooked red gram and other spicy ingredients. Bitter gourd is nutritious rich in vital nutrients essential for body. You can explore a well detailed Pavakka Puliozhichu Koottu here that can be easily prepared at home.
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
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Ingredients
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Votes: 1
Rating: 4
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Instructions
  1. For preparing Pavakka Puliozhichu Kootu, first cook the red gram separately in a pressure cooker.
  2. Heat up a vessel.
  3. Add tamarind soaked in water along with green chillies, asafoetida, turmeric powder, salt and black pepper powder.
  4. Bring this mixture to a boil.
  5. Add bitter gourd pieces and allow it to cook.
  6. Heat oil in a pan.
  7. Fry fenugreek, coriander and dry red chillies.
  8. Grind this along with the grated coconut.
  9. Add the cooked red gram and this paste to the bitter gourd mixture.
  10. Allow it to cook for a few mins.
  11. When it comes to a boil, remove from flame.
  12. Crackle some mustard seeds, red chillies and curry leaves in another small pan.
  13. Add the above seasoning into the bitter gourd mixture and mix well.
  14. Pavakka Puliozhichu Koottu is ready.
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curryadmin
anjali May 3, 2006 - 12:00 am

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

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