Saturday, August 8, 2015

BITTER GOURD CURRY - KAIPAKKA CURRY RECIPES

BITTER GOURD CURRY - KAIPAKKA CURRY RECIPES

pavakka curry / paavaka recipes

INGREDIENTS

Bitter gourd or pavakka       -1 cup
Onion                                   - 1, chopped
Green chili                            - 1, chopped
Tomato                                 - 1, chopped
Turmeric powder                  -1 tsp       
Kashmiri chili powder           -3 tbsp
Tamarind                              - small lemon sized
Salt
Oil
Curry leaves
Mustard seed
Dried round chilies

PREPARATION

  • Heat oil in a clay pot or any heavy bottomed vessel.
  • Saute bitter gourd, onion, green chili, and curry leaves.
  • Saute for a while.
  • Now add turmeric powder and chili powder and mix well.
  • Add the chopped tomato, salt and stir well for a while and now add tamarind juice ( soak the tamarind in half cup of water before adding).
  • Cook until the gravy becomes thick and switch off the flame.
  • Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds, fry dried chilies, and curry leaves.
  • Pour this over the curry.



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