2014/05/27

CHINNA PAVAKKAI PORIYAL / SMALL BITTERGOURD STIR FRY



INGREDIENTS :

Bittergourds - 150 gms
Sambar onion - 8-10 nos finely chopped
Curry leaves - few
Salt to taste
Mustard,Urat dal and Jeera - 1 tsp each
Red Chillies - 4 nos

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Clean and boil bitterbourd in a vessel with sufficient water till done or Pressure cook it for 2 whistles.
2) Temper it with mustard, jeera ,urat dal. onion , red chillies and curry leaves.

Serve hot with rice.

18 comments :

Shailaja R said...

Yummy.

Ms.Chitchat said...

Never tried pavakka this way. Looks interesting.Bookmarked.

Navaneetham Krishnan said...

Health and yes to the simplicity.

Shobha said...

I miss these small karelas... we used to get them in Andhra.simple and nice recipe.

Laxmi Priya said...

my fav... looks good.. But I chop into 2-3 pieces and prepare like regular stir fry.. will try this method sometime.. miss this vegetable here.. :(

Arjunan Akilandeswari said...

I always like these small varieties... Love them.. Beautifully done dear...

Veena Theagarajan said...

healthy poriyal.. I have never tasted or tried this version of Pavakkai .. Looks tempting

Sona S said...

Delicious and healthy poriyal..

Kurinji said...

Healthy and yummy poriyal...

Priya Suresh said...

I miss this pavakkais here, very healthy side dish.

Sangeetha Priya said...

healthy n u r lucky da to get this pavakkai!!!

Jayanthy Kumaran said...

really interesting ..
Tasty Appetite

Hema Vijai said...

I have made a fry with this pavakkai, or in a sambar, but this is so different, will try..

Savitha Ramesh said...

Interesting poriyal to try.

Maha Gadde said...

never heard abt this n luks healthy too.

Swathi Iyer said...

I couldn't find them here, Delicious stir fry. Miss it.

Rajani said...

Such a simple method of preparation. Don't the bitter gourds turn more bitter with boiling?

Manjula Bharath said...

very healthy and interesting side dish recipe .. looks yumm !!