Monday, June 18, 2007

Bitter gourd and Onion curry

Ingredients:
100gm bitter gourd,
100gm onion,
3-tbsp oil,
1-tbsp mustard seeds,
1-tbsp cumin seeds,
1-tbsp red chilli powder,
1\2-tbsp turmeric powder,
Salt to taste.
Method:
Step 1: Peel the bitter gourd and remove the most of the seeds.
Step 2: Cut bitter gourd in to round chips.

Step 3: Soak this round chips in to salted water for 1-hour.

Step 4: Cut onion in to round pieces.

Step 5: Wash the bitter gourd chips with simple water and dry with towel.
Step 6: Heat the oil in pan and mustard seeds and cumin seeds in it.

Step 7: Then add dry bitter gourd chips in it.

Step 8: Cook until they are crispy.

Step 9: After that add round cut onion and cook until they mix very well.

Step 10: Then add remaining masala in it.
Step 11: Mix well and turn off the flame.

Step 12: Garnish with tomato slice.

Step 13: Serve hot with roti and ripe mango pieces.




Sending the Bitter Gourd with lentils to Pooja from My Creative Ideas for her VOW: Bitter Gourd

31 comments:

Roopa said...

wow another bittergourd recipe. i have to try your recipes dear. It looks very delicious.

Kajal said...

Hi Roopa,
Thanks my dear...I also post some more recipe s with bittergourd.....Good day my dear.:)

Vcuisine said...

Looks crispy and yummy Kajal. Viji

SMN said...

Hi Kajal

Very nice and simple recipe.I am always scared to cook bitergourd because of its bitterness. now i should try this. thnx for the recipe.

ushaprashanth said...

Hi Kajal!
That was superb!!! Bitter gourd doesn't seem bitter at all!!!! what an explanation... !! it's really so nice.I think this will be nice with rice too..won't it?

trupti said...

Saras recipe che, Kajal.....karela aney dungli saathey saras lagey, maney Karela nathi bhavta, paan dungli saathey bhave!

:)

Arts said...

The recipe forces me to try my hand at karela which i havent done even once in my life :)
And the mango slices look tempting.. nicely served..
Thx for sharing!

Richa said...

hi kajal, karela nu shaak saras lagey che, amara gharma badhaney karela bhavey!
thanks!

Asha said...

You love Karela ,don't you?:))
Looks like a delicious recipe.I make only one way with Karela,my grandma's recipe and that' it!Got to try this.

Sia said...

u make even simple recipe like this look so tasty... i love this recipe which calls for very little ingredients.

Kajal said...

Hi Viji,
Thanks my dear.
Good day.:)

Kajal said...

Hi Smn,
Thanks for lovely comment.
Try and enjoy it is not too much bitter...and serve with some dessert or sweet...
Have a great day.:)

Kajal said...

Hi Ushaprashanth,
Yes, it is nice taste with lemon rice.
Thanks for lovely comment.
Cheers!!!!!!!!!!!

Kajal said...

Trupti, Karela no bhave to kerela thoda levana ane dungli karela karta double levani...ane sathe sweet rakhavani ane chhele sweet kavani mane pan tara jevu j chhe pan mara papa ne karela bhavaj bhave chhe......atle hu try karti rahavu chhu...........Bye Take Care.:)

Kajal said...

Hi Arts,
Thanks for lovely words.
Nice to see here.:)
Cheers!!!!

Kajal said...

WOW.....Richa.....badhaney karela bhavey.....great......mane bhav nathi bhavata pan hu saak saru banavu chhu tem papa kahe chhe....
Thanks my dear.:)

Kajal said...

Thanks Asha, Yoes you are right, I don’t like karela....but cook nicely....so every time my papa is demand to me cook......
Have a nice day.:)))

Kajal said...

Hey Sia, Thanks a lot!
Take care.:)
Good day.
.........(@U@).........

Anonymous said...

Kaarelaa kadvaa pan gunkaari. Madhupremeh (Diabetes) naa upadhrav maa kaarelaa khaavaa thi sarir maa khaand (moras)ni maatraa maa ghataado thaay chhe, ane shusti ane tandurasti aave chhe.

Niche aapel baal jodaknaa maa khaali jagyaa puro.

Aav re varsaad
dhebario parsaad
uni uni rotli ane __________ nu shaak.

To bolo Kajalben tame senu shaak khavdaavsho :).
Khub saras chhe aapni aa shaak ni vaangi. Jaroor thi banaavishu ame. Aabhaar aapno.

Samir

Sharmi said...

that was very simple and yummy looking. will be trying it out. BTW loved your paint work. beautiful.

Suganya said...

Thtz a simple and easy recipe...Looks tasty !

priya said...

That looks yummy and quite simple.

Kajal said...

Hi Samirbhai,

Av re varsaad,
Dhebario parsaad,
Uni uni rotli ane Karela nu shaak.:)

Tamaro khub khub abhar......:))
Have a nice day.:)

Kajal said...

Hi Sharmi,
Thanks for notice my paint work also......
Take Care And Good day.:))

Kajal said...

Hi Suganya,
It is very easy and timeless recipe......Thanks for nice words.....Great day to see hear.:)
Hoping here soon.....

Kajal said...

Hi Priya,
After long time my dear..........Thanks a lot!
Have a nice day.:)

zobars said...

Kajal maru karela nu shaak etlu pathetic bane chhe ke na puchho vaat. Tari recipe try karish. mari ek friend karela ane kanda na shaak ma variyali no powder pan nakhe chhe ( hindi ma badi saunf kahe chhe).

Prema Sundar said...

This is the only recipe I make with bittergourd.looks crispy and nice.

Latha said...

I made this recipe for dinner, Kajal. I actually forgot to soak the bittergourd in salted water but still it was not very bitter. This is the first time I'm making this sabji with onions... very tasty. Thanks for yet another superb recipe:)

SeeC said...

Hi Kajal,
I tried this recipe and it turned out awesome. I soaked in tamarind+salt water. Simply Superb. Thanks for such a nice recipe.

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