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Bittergourd Pickle ( kakarkaya Pachadi )

Bittergourd Pickle ( kakarkaya Pachadi )

Cook Duration 00:20
Food TypeVeg
Recipe Calories 243kcal
Protein
6gm
Fat
15gm
Carbs
21gm

Ingredients

  • Recipe Ingredients listBitter gourd - 150 gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listOil - 15 gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listMustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Recipe Ingredients listCumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Recipe Ingredients listChilly Powder- 1 tsp
  • Recipe Ingredients listCurry Leaves - 10
  • Recipe Ingredients listUrad dal - 10 gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listChanna dal - 10 gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listTurmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Recipe Ingredients listJaggery - 10 gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listTamrind - 10 gm

Direction

Step-1

Wash and dice the bittergourd into small pieces. Soak tamrind in 60-70 ml warm water.

Step-2

In a pan take 5-10 gm of oil and splutter mustard , cumin. Then add in urad, chana , curry leaves saute for a few seconds more.

Step-3

Now add in chopped bittergourd and saute well till tender. Add in turmeric chilly, salt give a mix. Now squeeze the tamrind pulp into soaked water. Pour in the extracted water minus the tamrind pieces along with the jaggery powder.

Step-4

Mix close with a lid and cook for 3-4 mins on a low flame or till the mixture becomes thick. You can also add another 5 gm of oil at this point.

Step-5

Once done switch off the flame and let it cool down. Serve a spoonfull with hot rice & ghee 😋. Remaining when refrigerated this can be stored upto 3 weeks- 4 weeks.
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