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11 Apr 2007

Bitter gourd / Kaippakka Pachadi

Bitter gourd 1 big
Cut bitter gourd into half in lengthwise. Make this as small pieces. Marinate this with half tea spoon chilly powder, ¼ tea spoon turmeric powder and salt. Fry these pieces in coconut oil.
Other ingredients
Coconut grated 1 cup
Curd half cup
Small onions 3
Green chilly 1
Mustard seeds half tea spoon for grinding
A pinch of cumin seeds

For seasoning
Mustard seeds, Curry leave red chilly, coconut oil.

How to prepare
Blend coconut with shallots, green chilly, mustard seeds, cumin and curd. Make a fine smooth solution with this. Pour this solution in to fried bitter gourd pieces, add enough salt and just heat this. Don’t boil. Season with mustard seeds, curry leaves, red chilly in coconut oil.


  1. Hi seena,im new to post on ur site,but hav been searching for gud recipes since last week...its really a gud thing from ur side as its very helpful 2 new-cooks like me...keep hub being a diabetic,im searching for healthy recipes for him too...anyways im gonna try this bittergourd recipe today..Insha Allah!

  2. Yeah, this is a healthy one, try it, all the best! :)


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