Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Karathe Bhutti ( Bitter Gourd Cooked in Coconut Based Dry Masala)

 Karathe  Bhutti ( Bitter Gourd  Cooked in Coconut Based Dry Masala) 
  • Bitter gourds- 2 medium 
  • Salt ..1/2 tsp 
  • Oil to deep fry 

To roast n grind to a semi coarse paste 

  • Oil-2 tsp 
  • Coriander seeds -3 tsp
  • Methi seeds -1/4 th tsp
  • Grated coconut-2 cup's
  • Dry red chilly - 4 to 6 
  • Tamarind-Tamarind seed size
  • Salt to taste

  • Oil- 2 tsp
  • Onion - 1 , chopped 


Wash n scrap the outer skin of bitter gourd n chop into 2 inch pieces . Apply salt n let it rest for an hour .  

Squeeze it well n then deep fry ... Place on a tissue paper to remove excess oil.

In a pan add oil n roast coriander n methi seeds .. take it out .

Grind grated coconut, roasted dry red chillies,tamarind to a semi coarse paste n  ,just before taking out the masala add in roasted  coriander n methi seeds n grind for just a second .  

In a kadai add oil, chopped onion n fry till pinkish red .. add the  ground masala , fry for a while add in salt , little water n fried bittergourd  n cook till it dries .  

Note : Adjust salt accordingly since the fried bitter gourd already has salt in it .  

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