Pavakka Pachadi

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Total Time:
20 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 150 gms - Bitter gourds (karela).
  • 1 tsp - oil.
  • 1 cup - Curd (not sour, whisked).
  • 1 tsp - Salt.
  • Ground to a very fine paste:
  • 1/2 - Medium-sized fresh coconut (Grated).
  • 6 - green chillies (Chopped).
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard seeds.
  • 3/4 cup - Water.
  • Tempering:
  • 1 tbsp - oil.
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard seeds.

How to Make Pavakka Pachadi

  • Wash bitter gourd, remove seeds and chop.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add bitter gourd and saute over moderate heat till brown and set aside.
  • Mix curd with coconut paste in a pan and set aside.
  • Heat oil for tempering in a small pan and sprinkle in mustard seeds.
  • When they start sputtering, pour contents of pan into coconut-curd mixture.
  • Stir in salt and cook over moderate heat for about 5 minutes.
  • Add bitter gourd. Mix well and remove from heat.
  • Allow to cool and thicken slightly, and serve.