Pavakkai Pitlai Recipe

pavakkai-pitlai-recipe

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Bitter Sweet
A healthy and delicious bitter gourd recipe.
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Course Side Dish
Cuisine South Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
For Grinding
For Seasoning
Course Side Dish
Cuisine South Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
For Grinding
For Seasoning
pavakkai-pitlai
Votes: 1
Rating: 5
You:
Rate this recipe!
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, add water and soak the tamarind.
  2. Extract the juice of the tamarind.
  3. In a pressure cooker, add the toor dal with water and cook it for about 1 or 2 whistles.
  4. Once they are cooked, smash and keep aside,
  5. In a pan, add oil.
  6. Once the oil is heated, add red chillies, coriander seeds, urad dal, channa dal and pepper and saute until they turn golden brown
  7. Now take this mixture, add to blender and blend.
  8. In a pan, add grated coconut, curry leaves, hing and fry till it turns golden red in color. Once the mixture cools, put in blender and blend.
  9. Now, in a pan add some oil and then add the finely chopped bitter gourd.
  10. Shallow fry the bitter gourd on medium flame. Keep aside
  11. Now in a pan, add some oil.
  12. Once the oil is heated, add mustard seeds. Once the splutter, add curry leaves and saute for about 2 seconds.
  13. Now add the tamarind water and salt to taste and allow it to boil for 5 minutes. Now, add the fried bitter gourd.
  14. Add the mashed dal and grounded pastes and saute.
  15. When the gravy begins to boil, switch off the flame.

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