Paarikyaai Poolikootakari (Bitter Gourd side dish)

Recipe by Anu_N
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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Head oil in a skillet over medium-high heat and add mustard seeds and urad dal.
  • When the mustard starts to sputter, add the sliced gourd, turmeric powder and salt and saute on a low flame for about 10 minutes.
  • Add the water that the tamarind was soaked in, sambar powder (or curry powder) and jaggery.
  • Cover and cook on a low flame for about 10 minutes; then check if the karela has been cooked; if not, add an additional 1/4 cup water, cover and cook until all the water has been absorbed.
  • Remove from flame and serve hot with rice and sambar, or chappatis.
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