Pavakka varuthathu/Bitter Gourd Fry/Karela Fry

pavakka fry (1)

Ingredients

  1. Bitter Gourd (Cut into thin round pieces) – 1 cup
  2. Coconut Bits/Thenga Kothu –  1/4 cup
  3. Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
  4. Garlic (chopped) -2
  5. Red Chilly Powder – 1/2 tsp
  6. Garam Masala – 1/4 tsp
  7. Pepper Powder – 1/4 tsp
  8. Onion(medium ) – 1
  9. Coconut oil
  10. Curry leaves
  11. Salt

pavakka fry (4)

Preparation

  1. Marinate bitter gourd with turmeric powder and  salt .Keep aside for 5 minutes.
  2. In  a pan, Add coconut oil and fry bitter gourd pieces till crispy.
  3. In the same pan, add ghee and fry coconut bits till light brown.Transfer into a plate.
  4. Then add chopped onions and saute well.
  5. Add garlic and curry leaves and fry till brown in color.
  6. Add fried bitter gourd pieces to it.Add red chilly powder,garam masala,pepper powder and mix well
  7. Serve with Rice as side dish.
 

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