Saturday, August 7, 2010

Bitter Gourd fry

Because of it's bitterness, for some it's a favourite and for some it's not.
From Health standpoint, consuming of cooked bittermelon reduces risk of diabetics, bloodpressure and diffferent kinds of cancer.
4 Bitter Gourd
1 Onion sliced
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp chili powder or depending on your taste
1 tbsp coriender powder
2 tbsp fennel seeds crushed
oil to fry
Peel the bittergourd and wash thoroughly. Cut in to round thin slices and add salt, mix and keep aside for about 3 hours.
Wash out thoroughly again and squeeze out excess water.
Heat the oil and fry the bittergourd unitl golden.
In a medium saucepan heat 2 tbsp oil add sliced onions and saute it until golden. Now, mix all the masala and salt as required and saute for a min.
Lastly, add fried bittergourd mix well, cover and cook for 4-5 mins in low flame.
It goes well with curd rice.


Anita said...

I like bitter guard very much, it's a very nice recipe to prepare. Thanks for sharing.

Umm Mymoonah said...

This is my favourite, i simply love this with dhal and plain rice.

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Bitter guard luks very delicious dear! loved ur presentation and pics.too gud.

Satya said...

bitter gourd fry looks delicious as u said some body's favorite n some body doesn't like my hubby is in first category n i am in the 2nd one,but ur clicks n way of presentation tempts me to try this dish ...u got awesome photographic skills ..i saw ur other blog and i am really impressed...i am trying to improve mine ... and i think when one cooks food then we would also want it to look the best..dont u think so ? : )..if there are any good blogs to improve photography skill please let me know


Sayantani said...

at our house we all love this even my one year something loves to munch on this. looks great Madhuri and love you food photography.

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

using the almost same recipe, but usually I deep fry it, next time must try your way look less oily, Thanks for sharing.

Sushma Mallya said...

beautiful clicks and loved this fry as well

Valarmathi Sanjeev said...

Wow...fry looks wonderful and yummy.

Jay said...

Great job dear..the color of fry rocks.

Padhu said...

I love bitter gourd ,but I have not tried adding fennel seeds

Babli said...

Bittergourd fry looks crispy, yummy and tempting. I love it very much.

Spicie Foodie said...

Wow that looks delicious! I've never tried Bitter Gourd , I've seen it a couple of times but never tried it. Next time it's available here I will buy it to try your recipe out. Thanks so much!

Rachana said...

I loved the 1st click! Its simply Wow!

Delicious stir fry!


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