Bitter Gourd Pachadi

    35 mins

    For those who are looking for a dish that lessens the bitter taste of bitter gourd, this pachadi is worth trying.

    Kerala, India
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    Serves: 4 

    • 3/4 cup Finely chopped bitter gourd
    • 1/2 cup Finely chopped red onion
    • 3/4 cup Grated coconut
    • 1 tablespoon Chopped green chili
    • 3 tablespoon Cooking oil
    • 1 1/2 teaspoon Mustard
    • 1 teaspoon Black gram/Urad dal
    • 1 teaspoon Raw rice
    • 1/2 teaspoon Jeera/Cumin
    • 7-8 Curry leaves
    • 1/2 cup Water
    • 1 1/4 cup Beaten curd
    • Salt to taste

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pan and stir fry chopped bitter gourd and onion. Set aside. Beat grated coconut and chopped green chilies in a mixer to blend well.
    2. Heat 2 tablespoon oil in a pan. Add mustard and let splutter. Then add black gram, raw rice, Jeera and curry leaves. Stir for half a minute. Add the coconut-chili mixture to it and stir for 1-2 minutes until a fine coconutty aroma starts coming.
    3. Then add the bitter gourd- onion mixture, pour water and let cook. When water starts boiling add beaten curd and salt, stir well and turn off the flame. Serve with steamed rice.

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