This comes under simple, delicious and healthy dishes. I’m going to share my MIL’s Bitter Gourd Fry recipe with you. This curry is a nutritious dish that goes well with white hot steamed rice. Bitter Gourd or Balsam pear has high nutritive quotient.It contains several essential nutrients and is good for diabetics, pregnant and nursing women. Bitter Gourd Fry pairs excellent with Rotis and dal too. Here is the easy recipe…!
Bitter gourd - 2
Onion` - 2
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Tomato puree - 2 tbsp
Turmeric pwd - a pinch
Red chilly pwd - 1 tbsp
Coriander pwd - ½ tbsp
Oil - 3 tbsp
Fresh lemon juice - 1 tbsp
Chopped coriander leaves
Salt to taste
Mustard - ¼ tsp
Cumin seeds - ½ tsp
Split urad dal - 1 tsp
Methi seeds - ½ tsp
Cut Bitter gourd to thin slices.
Sprinkle salt over it and keep aside for 10 mins.
Rinse it with water and dry on paper towel
Heat oil in pan, temper with seasonings.
Add chopped onion, sauté to light brown.
Add ginger garlic paste, tomato puree and sauté further until it is done.
Now add turmeric pwd, red chilly pwd, coriander pwd, salt and stir.
Drop the bitter gourd pieces, and fry for 5 mins.
Sprinkle water and cook it covered.
Toss it once in a while, and deep fry it.
Turn off the flame, add fresh lemon juice, combine well.
Serve hot with chopped coriander leaves garnishing...:))