Monday, October 11, 2010

Pavakka thoran /Bitter gourd stir fry

Bitter gourd /pavakka - 2nos (chopped into small pieces)
Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
Turmeric powder –¼ tsp
Green chilies – 2nos
Sliced shallots – ¼ cup
Dry red chilly -1
Curry leaves – a few
Grated coconut – 4tsp
Coconut Oil – 3tsp

How to prepare
=►Mix chopped bitter gourd with 1tsp of coconut oil, sliced shallots, grated coconut,
green chilies, salt and turmeric powder and keep it aside for 5-10min.
=►Heat 2tsp of oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.
=►When it cracks add dry red chilly and curry leaves along with chopped bitter gourd mixture.
=►Close it with a lid and allow it to cook for 8-10min on medium flame.
=►Thoran is ready to be served with rice.

This participates in Vegetable Marathon - Bitter Gourd, hosted by Nithu and started by Silpa.

1 comment:

  1. paavakaai is one veggie i always wanted to try.. yours looks very tempting..