Bitter gourd,

Pavakkai Poriyal

8:18 PM Chandra Karthikeyan 0 Comments


  • Midhi Pavakkai ( small varieties of pavakkai) - 500g
  • Onion - 1
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Red chilli - 3
  • Salt to taste
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Curry leaves - few


  • Pressure cook the midhi pavakkai along with salt (one whistle is enough and add only half tumbler of water for cooking).
  • In a frying pan, add oil, mustard seeds, one red chilli and curry leaves.
  • Then add chopped onions and saute until it becomes transparent. 
  • Now add the cooked pavakkai along with the water.
  • Grind red chilli and cumin seeds, add this mixture to pavakkai.
  • Cook pavakkai until all the water drains off.

Cooking Time: 15 minutes


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