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Friday, December 12, 2008

Bittergourd Roast

Pavakkai Roast


  • Bittergourd/Pavakkai - 3 nos

  • Chillipowder - 1 tsp

  • Tumeric powder - 1/2 tsp

  • Hing - pinch

  • Oil - To fry

  • Salt - required

Preparation Method:

  • Cut the Bittergourd into 1/2 inch pieces length wise.

  • Remove the seeds inside the vegetable

  • Finely chop it length wise

  • Heat oil in the tava, once the oil is hot hing and add the vegetable

  • Saute it for about 10 min, sprinkle some water, close it and cook for 5 min

  • Now add the tumeric powder,salt and chillipowder

  • don't close the pan, cook it in a medium flame, till they are roasted

  • Add oil then and there when necessary

Bittergourd is a good medicine for smotach problems, atleast make an habit to have it atleast once in a month, Children will hate it due to its bitter taste, once it is nicely roasted, the bitter taste will be consistently lesser than usual.

Try and taste it with Sambhar,rasam or curd rice

1 comment:

Shimee said...

I just love pavakkai.. I don't have one in fridge.. Will be in my next shopping list..

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