March 2, 2012

Pavayka Curry -Bitter gourd(bitter melon)curry,pavakkai kulambu - Kerala style recipe

Ingredients
Pavayka(cut into small pieces)- 500 gm
Onion(chopped)-½ no
Tomato(chopped)-1
Tamarind -1 lemon size (soaked in one cup water) to make pulp
Grated coconut-150 gm
Oil-2 tblspn
Chilly powder- 1 tspn
Turmeric powder- ¾ tspn
Coriander powder-¾ tspn
Mustard seeds- 1 tspn
Red chillies-2 nos
Green chillies-2nos
Salt to taste
A few curry leaves
Preparation
1.Grind the coconut with cumin seeds and keep aside.
2.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.After seeds splutter add red chillies,green chillies,onions and curry leaves .saute for a while.
3.Add the pavayka and fry for 5 mins .
4.Add chilly powder,coriander powder and turmeric powder.
5.Add the tomatoes and saute it
6.Add the tamarind paste and salt .
7.Add the coconut paste(which kept early aside) and required water . And let it boil for10 mins .
Serve with rice.

7 comments:

  1. I love bitter gourd, delicious, my post today is also bitter gourd..

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  2. Bitter is my favorite veggie. Nice curry.

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  3. Bitter gourd curry looks simply mouthwatering. Excellent preparation dear.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  4. Never eaten bitter gourd in a curry form.. looks appetizing.

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  5. Awesome recipe...a must to try

    Aarthi
    http://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/

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