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Pavakkai Kichadi/ Bitter gourd in Yogurt sauce : Indian Food & Cooking Recipes
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PavakkaiKichadi is a traditional Kerala dish made using fried bitter gourd and yogurt.

RecipeType:  Side dish, Kerala Onam & VishuSadya Recipes
Cuisine:         Kerala, South Indian

Ingredients:

Finelychopped Bitter gourd       1 cup
ThickPlain Yogurt/Curd             1 cup
Gratedginger                            1 Tbsp.
Mustardseeds                           ½ Tsp.
Finelychopped Green chilies      3 no.
Gratedcoconut                          2Tbsp.
Corianderleaves                        1Tbsp.  
Oil                                              fordeep frying
ForSeasoning
Coconut oil                                  1 Tsp.
Mustardseeds                             ¼ Tsp.
Redchili                                     1 no.
Hing                                            1/8Tsp.
Curryleaves                               1String.

    
Method:
  • Fry the Pavakkai/ Bitter gourd, Green Chilly and Curry leaves till it is brown and crisp.When it’s almost brown take itoff from the oil and keep aside.
  • Grindgrated coconut, ginger and mustard seeds to a fine paste. Mix the curd to thispaste. Add Fried items into curd.  Addsalt and mix it well.
  • Heat coconutoil, splutter mustard seeds, curry leaves ,red chilies and hing. Add theseasoning to the curd mix.  Decorate withcoriander leaves.
  • Now Pavakkaikichadi is ready to serve.
  • Servewith steam plain rice.






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