Bitter gourd gravy
Bitter gourd finely chopped ½ cup
Big onion finely chopped ½ cup
Thick tamarind water ¼ cup
Tomato finely chopped 2 no
Jaggery 2 tbsp
Chili powder 1 tsp
Gingelly oil 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Curry leaves 1 sprig
For roast and grind
Coriander seeds 2 tsp
Cumin seeds ½ tsp
Rice 1 tsp
- First dry roast the items given. Then grind the roasted items in a fine powder. Keep it aside.
- Heat the vessel with oil. Once oil heats add mustard seeds, once seeds are popped add curry leaves.
- Then add chopped onion. Saute well. Then add chopped bitter gourd. Saute well.
- Then add chopped tomato. Saute well. Then add tamarind water. Mix it well. Then add chili powder and salt. Mix it well. Let it boil. Once the bitter gourd cooks well and jaggery. Mix it well. Cover it and cooks well. Then add ground powder, mix it well. cook until it turns gravy consistency.
Serve it with sambar sadam or curd rice.
Soak the sliced bitter gourd in butter milk for 10 min. it will helps to reduce bitter taste.