Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Bitter Gourd / Haagalkai / Kakarkai Fry


Ingredients:

Bitter Gourd / Haagalkai / Kakarkai- 1lb
Roasted Chana(Kadle) - 2tbs
Coconut - 2tsp
Garlic - 8 to 10
Turmeric Powder - 1/4tsp
Red chilies - 4
Chopped coriander - 1tbs

Seasoning:
Mustered seeds:1/2 tsp
Cumin / Jeera - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves: 6
Asifotida according to taste
Oil: 2 tbs

Method:

Chop Bitter Gourd / Haagalkai / Kakarkai take out the seeds. In a bowl add salt to chopped Bitter Gourd / Haagalkai / Kakarkai and keep it aside for 1 hour.
Prepare seasoning with mustered seeds, jeera, curry leaves, Asifotida When Mustered seed stops spluttering add garlic.
Squeeze Bitter Gourd / Haagalkai / Kakarkai try to take out some water(bitter) and then add to the seasoning and fry on Medium flame for 10 min. cook until it becomes tender.
Powder Roasted Chana, Coconut, 1 Garlic, turmeric powder, red chilies.
Add ground powder to cooked Bitter Gourd / Haagalkai / Kakarkai and cook for few min.

Garnish with chopped coriander.

Serve hot with Rice