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Monday, 14 May 2018

Kaarate /Bittergourd Sukke

2 bittergourds / kaarate / karela / hagalkaayi
Salt to taste
Jaggery to taste

3/4 cup grated coconut
chickpea size tamarind
2 tsp urad dal ,1/2 tsp coriander seeds and 5 red chillies roasted i1/2 tsp oil
Grind the above into a semi coarse masala paste adding water and keep aside


  • Wash bittergourds,scrape the outer skin little and cut lengthwise into two, cut into slices
  • Add salt and mix well.Keep covered for 30 mins, Squeeze water from the bittergourds and cook n cooker for 2 whistles with 1/2 cup water
  • Transfer the cooked bittergourd in a kadai ( Discard the water)
  • Add the ground masala , salt and jaggery,1/2 cup water , mix well and let it boil
  • Add the tempering with the ingredients mentioned
  • Serve with rice and dal.

1 comment:

  1. looking Testy... I will try this recipe for sure..
    Thank you so much for Sharing...

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