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Bitter Gourd Fry
Bitter Gourd Fry or Paavakai Fry or Karela Fry is so easy and simple to make. This recipe is lightly spiced with bitter tones from the bitter gourd. This is shallow fried recipe. I added curd in this recipe so it will suppress the bitter taste. Bitter Gourd fry can be eaten along with dal and it is quite popular in south India. My kid love to have this. Follow my step-by-step photo recipe to make this karela fry. If you like this recipe, share it, tweet it and pin it. Please do try and post your comments. 

RECIPE FOR BITTER GOURD FRY

Course        : Side dish
Cuisine       : South Indian
Author        : Jayashree Karthik
Prep Time   : 10 min
Cook Time  : 15 min
Total Time  : 25 min

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 bitter gourd
  • 1.5 tbsp yogurt | curd
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • salt as needed
  • oil for shallow fry

PROCEDURE
  • take 2 bitter gourd, cut both the ends and wash well
  • slice the bitter gourd into round pieces
  • remove the seeds from the bitter gourd
  • in a boiling water, add bitter gourd allow to cook for 5-7 minutes
  • drain the water and keep it aside
  • in a small mixing bowl, add yogurt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt
  • mix well
  • add half cooked bitter gourd
  • combine well
  • refrigerate for 5-10 minutes
  • heat a tbsp of oil in the frying pan
  • add bitter gourd 3 or 4
  • shallow fry in low flame, cook on both the sides
  • remove from the flame
  • repeat the process for the remaining bitter gourd
  • Kids will enjoy this.


Bitter Gourd Fry Step-By-Step Photo Recipe


take 2 bitter gourd


cut both the ends


slice the bitter gourd into round pieces


remove the seeds and discard it



add all the bitter gourd in boiling water


boil for 5-7 minutes


drain the water and keep it aside


in a small mixing bowl add yogurt |curd


add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt


mix well


add half cooked bitter gourd


combine well and refrigerate for 5-10 minutes


heat oil in frying pan


add 3-4 bitter gourd and shallow fry


cook on  both the sides


Bitter Gourd Fry Ready

Bitter Gourd Fry



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