Bitter gourd – 4 nos (Peeled, deseeded)
Ground nuts – 1 handfull
Coriander leaves – a handfull
Tomato – 2 nos
Garlic – 5 pods
Red chilli powder – 2 tsp
Turmeric – 1+1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil – 3 tbs
Boil them in water with salt and turmeric until the
bitter gourd becomes soft and cooked.
This process is approximately 15 mins.
Roast ground nuts without oil in small pan on a low flame.
Grind tomatoes, coconut, coriander leaves, garlic and the roasted nuts.
Take out the paste to a bowl and add salt, chilli powder,
turmeric and curry leaves to it.
Stuff this ground paste inside the bitter gourd.
Take Oil in a pan; place the bitter gourds one by one in the pan.
Add the rest of the paste in the pan.
Fry on each side for 5 mins. Fry till the raw smell of the paste goes.
Check for salt again at this point. Add more if required.