Monday, September 26, 2011


Bitter gourd 350gms / 3 cups (thinly sliced) (or) 350gms
Tamarind lemon size
Turmeric 1/2tsp
Salt to taste
Buttermilk in cup curd add 3/4th cup water and whisk well.
Onions 2 (diced)
Garlic 5 cloves
Cumin seeds 1/2 tbsp
Jaggery powder or grated 3 tbsp
Red chilly powder 2 tsp
oil 3-4 tbsp

  • Cut bitter gourd into round and thin slices. Rinse under tap water for couple of times and drain them well.
  • Mix turmeric, tamarind, buttermilk, and salt. Keep on flame.
  • Boil on medium flame until bitter gourd is cooked and all buttermilk is evaporated.
  • In mixer jar add onions, Jaggery, Cumin seeds, little bit of salt , garlic and red chilly powder. Grind to fine paste, without adding water. Keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a wide frying pan. When oil is hot, add boiled bitter gourd and fry them, till semi crispy.
  • Add ground masala paste and mix well (adjust sweet, tangy and spice flavour according to your desired taste)
  • Fry on low flame until it turns into dark golden in color brown (it takes 20-30mins to fry).
  • Serve with rice.


  1. This is my favorite and yours look soooooo tempting.


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