Sunday, 15 May 2016

Bitter gourd fry

Prep time                        10 mins
Cooking time                  20 mins
Serves                             4

Ingredients :

Bitter Gourd thinly sliced circles          4
Thinly sliced onions                              3
Sour curds                                             1 cup

Sambar powder                                     2 tablespoon
Turmeric powder                                  1 teaspoon
Jaggery powder                                    1 tablespoon
Oil                                                        4 tablespoon
Mustard seeds                                      1 teaspoon
Jeera                                                    2 teaspoon
Grated coconut                                    2 tablespoon
Chopped coriander leaves
Curry leaves
Salt to taste

Preparation :

Soak the bittergourd slices in sour curds for 20-30 minutes.
Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard and jeera seeds, hing,turmeric powder and curry leaves.
Add sliced onions and fry till golden brown, stirring occasionally taking care not to burn them.
Squeeze the bittergourd from the curds and add.
Also add salt, sambar powder.
Cook on a medium flame covered with a lid and stirring occasionally.
Add a little oil if you prefer and keep frying till the bitter gourd turn golden brown.
Turn off the fire and add jaggery powder.
Garnish with coriander and grated coconut. 

Serve with rotis/chapati and rice.