Paavakai Podi

For the fourth week the theme is bookmarked recipes
and I have a chance to cook from my bookmarks which runs into pages. So going
ahead with bittergourd recipes, here is one more from Sandhya’s blog.
For the fourth week the theme is bookmarked recipes
and I have a chance to cook from my bookmarks which runs into pages. So going
ahead with bittergourd recipes, here is one more from Sandhya’s blog.
This spice powder is delicious when had with hot
rice or with curd rice.
INGREDIENTS
Recipe Source: My cooking Journey
Blackgram
dl
1tbsp
Bengal
gram dal
1tbsp
Red
chillies
4
Asafoetida
1/2tsp
Coriander
seeds
2tsp
Tamarind
A
small marble sized
Bitter
gourd
2
small
Oil
1
tbsp
Mustard
seeds
1tsp
Turmeric
Powder
1/4tsp
Salt
To
Taste
PREPARATION
Dry roast , the black gram dal, Bengal gram dal, red
chillies, coriander seeds in a pan till the dal starts to brown. Switch off the
fire. Let it cool completely
Add tamarind and asafoetida to this and grind it
into coarse powder. Keep it aside
Cut the bittergourd and remove the seeds and pit.
Now grate it and squeeze out the liquid
Heat the oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When it
begins to crackle add turmeric powder and then add the bitter gourd and cook it
in very low flame, stirring regularly till it starts to become brownish
Now add the necessary salt and saute for few minutes
and then add the ground spice powder. Mix well and cook for a minute more

Switch off the fire and serve with rice

Veena

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