Thursday, October 8, 2009

Bitter Gourd Fry

This is one vegetable, i hated as a child. Now that i have known the health benefits of BitterGourd i have started including it in my diet once a week. Though this is still not my favourite, I come up with some interesting recipes to ensure my taste buds are not disappointed.

Bitter Gourd 2 (Deseeded and cut into 3" Pieces)
Vinegar/Lemon juice - 3tsp
Chilli Powder - 1tsp
Coriander Powder - 1tsp
Jeera Powder - 1tsp
Garam Masala - 1/2 tsp (Optional)
Turmeric Powder - 1/2tsp

Cooking Method
Make a thick paste of all the spices with salt and vinegar.
Apply it on the bitter gourd pieces. Marinate for 3-4 hours in the fridge.

Heat oil, Add the maarinated pieces and deep fry till crisp.

Serve hot with rice n dal.

Cooking time 15min (Excluding marination time)
Serves 2

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