Tuesday, 29 September 2009



Bitter gourd (pavakai) 1

Onion 1

Tomato 1

Grated coconut 1/2 cup

Coriander powder 1 tbsp

Red chilli powder 1 tbsp

Cumin seeds 1/2 tbsp

Curry leaves 10 leaves

Jaggery small amount

Mustard seeds 1 tbsp

Gingelly oil 3 tbsp


1. Heat a pan, add oil, coconut, coriander powder, red chilli powder, curry leaves and cumin seeds. Fry well till the colour of the coconut changes into brown colour.

2. Cool it and grind it into a fine paste by adding small amount of water.

3. Heat another pan, add gingelly oil, mustard seeds, after it crackle add chopped onion, chopped tomatoes and chopped bitter gourd.

4. Fry well till the bitter gourd changes into dark brown colour.

5. After that add grinded coconut mixture, salt and jaggery.

6. Serve it with rice.

(Note : The kulambu would tastes bitter if bitter gourd is not fried well.)


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