Sun dried bitter gourd -- 10 to 12
Mustard -- 1 tsp
Red chilly -- 5 to 6
Grated coconut -- ½ cup
Salt to taste (sundried bittergourd is already salty so as per req.)
Deep fry the bitter gourd pieces and keep aside.
Grind coconut and red chilly into fine paste. Then add mustard seeds and grind it for one or two seconds.
Crush the deep fried bitter gourd (karathe), make coarse powder add into the masala. Mix well. Keep aside for 5 to 10 minutes check the salt and ready to serve with steamy white rice.