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Pavakkai poriyal | Bitter gourd stir fry-How to make-Step by step photos


Pavakkai poriyal


Cuisine Style: Tamil Nadu, South india | Preparation & Cooking Time: 15 minutes | To Serve: 3 | Type : Side dish, poriyal, stir fry, thoran, diabetic recipe | Take with : Rice

Ingredients

  • Pavakkai [Bitter gourd] – 1 cup [thinly sliced]
  • Mustard seeds – ½ tbsp
  • Curry leaves – 1 springs
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Red chilli powder – ½ tbsp
  • Coconut – ¼ cup [grated]
  • Onion – ½ [chopped]
  • Garlic - 1 tbsp [finely chopped]
  • Green chilli – 1 [slit lengthwise]
  • Lemon juice – 1 tbsp
  • Jaggery – 1 gooseberry size or 2 tbsp [grated]
  • Oil -2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as needed

Preparation

  • In a bowl add water, salt, turmeric powder, lemon juice & thinly sliced bitter gourd mix well & leave it for 5 to 10 min. Then drain water.
  • Heat pan with oil add mustard seeds. Once it’s spluttered then add onion, garlic saute till soft.
  • Add curry leaves & green chilli sauté.
  • Add bitter gourd, turmeric powder, red chilli powder & salt sauté for 2 min.
  • Add jaggery sauté & let it melt.
  • Add water cover it & cook for 2 min.
  • Then add coconut mix well & cover it cook till soft.
  • Once bitter gourd well cooked & moisture out sauté for another one min.
  • Finally add grated coconut, mix well & cut off heat & serve hot with rice

How to make Pavakkai poriyal[Bitter gourd stir fry] - Step by step photos

Bitter gourdBitter gourd

In a bowl add water, salt, turmeric powder, lemon juice and thinly sliced bitter gourd mix well & leave it for 5 minin a bowl add water salt turmeric powder lemon juice and thinly sliced bitter gourd mix well leave it for 5 min

Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, let it splutter then add onion garlic, green chilli, curry leaves sauteHeat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, let it splutter then add onion garlic, green chilli, curry leaves saute

Add bitter gourd, turmeric, red chilli powder & salt mix wellAdd bitter gourd, turmeric, red chilli powder & salt mix well

Saute for 2 minSaute for 2 min

Add gooseberry size jaggery, mix well & let it meltAdd gooseberry size jaggery, mix well & let it melt

Then add water mix well, cover lid & cook for 2 minThen add water mix well, cover lid & cook for 2 min

Add grated coconut mix well, cover lid, & cook till softAdd grated coconut mix well, cover lid, & cook till soft

Once moisture out, gently saute for a minOnce moisture out, gently saute for a min

Bitter gourd poriyal is ready, cut off heatBitter gourd poriyal is ready, cut off heat

Transfer pavakkai poriyal to a plate serve hot with rice.Transfer pavakkai poriyal to a plate serve hot with rice.


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