Tag: Bitter Gourd

Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Pavakka (Bitter Gourd) Thoran

Ingredients: 1 cup bitter gourd/ pavakka / kaipakka3/4 cup grated coconut1 onion, chopped1 tbsp ginger, chopped2 green chillies, choppedsalt to taste1 tsp mustard seeds2 shallots, chopped3 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leaves2 tbsp oil Preparation: Chop the bitter gourd into small pieces. In a manchatti / pan, add bitter gourd, grated coconut, salt and 1/4 […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Pavakka – Unakka Chemmeen Theeyal / Bitter Gourd And Dried Prawns Cooked in a Roasted Coconut Gravy

Ingredients: 1 bitter gourd / pavakka/ kaipakka, chopped into pieces 50 gm unakka chemmeen / dried prawns 18-20 shallots, chopped 1 tomato, chopped 2 green chillies, chopped 2 tsp tamarind extract 1 cup grated coconut 1 tsp chilli powder few curry leaves salt to taste 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds 1 tsp […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Bitter Gourd / Pavakka Mulakittathu

Ingredients: 1 big pavakka/ kaipakka/ bitter gourd 2 green chillies, finely chopped 4-5 shallots, chopped 1 tomato, sliced 2 tsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder tamarind- size of a lemon 2 sprigs curry leaves 1 tsp mustard seeds 1- 1 1/2 tbsp oil salt Preparation: Wash and cut bitter gourd into thin round slices. […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Veg - Dry Side Dish, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Bitter Gourd ( Pavakka ) Masala

Ingredients: 1 big bitter gourd/ pavakka/ kaipakka 1 tomato, finely chopped 1 onion, finely chopped 3 green chillies, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed tamarind- size of a lemon 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 sprig curry leaves salt oil Preparation: Chop bitter gourd into small pieces and keep it aside. Soak tamarind in 1/4 cup […]