Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Pavakka / kaipakka / Bitter Gourd Pachadi


Ingrediants:
Bitter Gourd: 1
Green Chilies (chopped): 2-3
Ginger: 1/2 teaspoon
Shallots: 3-4
Grated Coconut: 1/4 cup
Curd: 1/2 cup
Mustard: 1 teaspoons
Dried Red chilies: 2-3
Curry Leaves: 1 sprig
Coconut Oil: 2-3tsp
Salt to taste


Method:
1.Finely chop the bitter gourd,shallots and green chillies. Heat oil add chopped bitter gourd along with the chillies,ginger and shallots.When its well cooked remove from the oil and keep aside.
2.Now grind the coconut using curd to fine paste.Now add the cooked bitter gourd mix and gring.Note that it should not be fully grinded.
3.Now for seasoning heat some oil, splutter mustard seeds, curry leaves and dried red chillies. Add the seasoning to the curd mix .

13 comments:

Subhie Arun said...

my all time fav,,pachadi....lovely snaps..following u onward!

Suhaina said...

looks so good. never tried it before. really a good one.

Nithu Bala said...

Pachadi sounds nice..will try..thanks for sharing

Rachana Kothari said...

The pachadi looks fantastic! Will make it for my hubby :-)

divya said...

he pachadi looks fantastic!thanks for sharing...

Sarah Naveen said...

i love pavakka...looks adipoli...

Kairali sisters said...

Pavakka kondu enthu undakiyalum evide welcome ane..Pachadi looks yummy Beena..

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Kairali sisters

shriya said...

This is totally new to me and sounds interesting. Love the recipe and pachadi looks very delicious.

PranisKitchen said...

beena pavakka my hus favorite vege so this pachadiais common in our menu.Looks so delicious da..yummy yummy nicely explained and very well presented..nice pic with super decorations

simply.food said...

Interesting recipe , never cooked bitter gourd in coconut and yoghurt.will have to try this version.Will book mark and let you know how it comes out.

Yummy Team said...

Wonderul pachadi. Fantastic presentation too..Pavakka is our most favorite vegetable and pachadi is one of our fav dishes.

♥LOVE2COOK♥ said...

Hey pachadi looks yumm dear! Never liked pavakka though...unless it's fried. :)

Jagruti જાગૃતિ said...

wow..this dish new to me..looks very good, will try!!