Saturday, May 19, 2012

Tomato Bittergourd fry / Thakali Paavakai varuval

Tomato Bittergourd fry /  Thakali Paavakai varuval


Tomato - 1 no , Pureed
Chilli powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste
Yogurt - 2 tsp
Lime juice - 2 drops
Bitter Gourd - 4 nos , sliced
Oil - 2 tsp


Slice the Bitter Gourd in to thin slices. Add the chili powder , salt , pureed tomato , yogurt , Lime juice and mix well .

Set aside for 30 minutes.

In a Kadai heat oil , add the mustard seeds  and allow it to pop , now add the urad dhal and fry till it turns brown .

Now add the marinated bitter gourd .

Cook in medium flame , till the bitter gourd gets roasted and turns brown in color .

Serve hot with a curry and steamed rice .

Similar Bitter Gourd recipe
Bittergourd fry


  1. Woww!!Loved the color:).. very much inviting..

  2. Just bought some bittergourd this morning. Will give it a try.

  3. This is lovely! I love bittergourd:) Will definitely try this one:)

  4. I know bitter gourd fry.... But tomato is something new....

  5. Quick and delicious recipe,love bitter gourd..will surely try this.