Friday, May 18, 2012

Pavakka theeyal ( Bitter gourd)

Pavakka -bitter gourd- 200gm
Shallots- 1 cup
Tomato- 2 Nos
Green chilli- 2 nos
Coconut- 1 cup grated
Dried chilli- 3 Nos
Corriandor powder- 2 teaspoon
Chilli powder- 1 teaspoon
turmeric powder- 1/4 teaspoon
pepper powder- 1/4 teaspoon
coconut oil
mustard seed, curry leaf , salt


Fry grated coconut first and when it reach brown add dried chilli and saute it. Then add  chilli powder corriandor powder, turmeric powder and pepper powder to it. Make sure those powder not get burned.Keep it for some time to cool  and grind it together . Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds, add curry leaf, chopped bitter gourd, shallots, tomato, green chillies to it and cook it in low flame with little water and salt. When it get half cooked, add the grinded mix to it with enough water . Close lid and boil it until vegitables cook completely. When it reach a consistant gravy, stop flame and can serve hot with rice.