Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Bitter Gourd Menaskai

Bitter Gourd Menaskai 

  • Bitter Gourd ..1 medium 
  • Tamarind... 2 marble size 
  • Jaggery..lemon size 
  • Salt to taste 

To roast n grind to a fine paste 

  • Oil ..1 tsp 
  • Coriander seeds..1 tsp
  • Methi seeds/Fenugreek seeds.. 1 pinch 
  • Urid dhal..1 tsp
  • Black sesame seeds..1 tsp 
  • Dry red chilles... 4 
  • Grated coconut..1 tblsp 
  • Salt to taste . 


  • Oil..1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds..1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves ..1 sprig 


Wash the bitter gourd .. roughly scrap n chop into pieces .Add salt n keep aside for an hour .Squeeze them n either deep fry the pieces or just shallow fry till crisp 

In little water add tamarind n keep aside for about 10 mts . 

In a pan , dry roast black sesame seeds n take it out , then add oil n roast coriander seeds, methi seeds, urid dhal, dry red chilly separately .

cool all n grind to a paste with grated coconut . 

In a kadai add oil, splutter mustard seeds, Add curry leaves, then add the ground paste , tamarind soaked along with water , jaggery ,salt n boil well , add fried bitter gourd pieces , mix well .  

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