Bitter gourd/ karathe 1
Red chilly 15 to 20
Tamarind lemon size
Grated coconut 2 tbsp
Masala items to be fried
Coriander seeds 1 tsp
Methi seeds ¼ tsp
Mustard seeds ¼ tsp
Hing powder ½ tsp
Oil 2 tsp
Heat oil in seasoning pan add all masala items fry in low flame till nice aroma comes.
Then grind this with grated coconut, tamarind and red chilly into fine paste.
Meanwhile deseed the bitter gourd and chop into small pieces. Add little salt and keep aside for 10 min.
Shallow fry them till crisp then keep aside.
Add little water, salt to the ground paste and boil it for 5 to 10 min.
Then add fried bitter gourd pieces to it boil for 1 min. Switch off the gas.
Heat oil in seasoning pan add mustard seeds when it pops up add curry leaves. pour this on boiled masala.
Serve with rice as side dish or good combi with idly, dosa also J