July 7, 2017

Paavakkai Fry / Bitter Gourd Fry

I myself have posted many Bitter Gourd recipes including Bitter Gourd Chips. The specialty of this recipe is that it removes the bitterness altogether and makes the recipe taste great.

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Recipe Cuisine : South Indian | Recipe Category: Fry
Preparation Time: 10 mins  | Cooking Time: 20 mins | Yields: 20 cookies

Bitter Gourd
¼ kg
Bengal Gram Flour / Kadalai Maavu
1 tbsp
To Temper:

2 tsp
Mustard Seeds
½ tsp
Chopped Onion
¼ cup
Red Chilli Powder
1-2 tsp

1. Wash and cut the head and tail of the bitter gourd.
2. Then cut them into thin circles.
3. Remove the big seeds from the slices. Keep it aside.
4. Heat the oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and wait for popping.
5. Then add chopped onion and sauté till they become translucent.
6. Now add the bitter gourd pieces (from 3) and fry for a minute.
7. Add red chilli powder and salt. Mix them well and fry for 2 more mins.
8. Then add water till all the bitter gourd slices immersed completely.
9. Close the lid of the pan and cook till the bitter gourd become tender and all the water evaporates completely.
10. Finally add the Bengal gram flour and mix them well. Switch off the flame and transfer it into serving bowl.
      Tasty and healthy Bitter Gourd Fry is ready!

1. Adjust the red chilli level according to your taste.


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