Monday, March 26, 2018

Kakarakaya Bellam Kura




Ingredients n Proceed:

Kakarakaya Frozen Packet/ Bittergourd pieces- 4 pack (Ashoka Brand, each pack 310 g)
Turmeric 1 tsp
Salt 1 tsp
Tamarind half a lime size
Water to immerse the pieces

- Boil all these in a deep flat pan for 10-15 mins until pieces changes colour. Keep aside.

Heat a deep flat pan add 4 tbsp Indian Sesame oil, once hot add Mustard seeds - 4 tsp,  Chana Dal - 4 tbsp,  Urad Dal - 4 tsp, Red chillies - 12 no.s (split), Curry leaves - 5 sprigs (torn), Hing, once fried add Turmeric 1 tsp, then add 4 large onion chopped, fry until golden color, now add Chilli powder 1 tsp, Salt to taste, mix n add drained cooked Bittergourd pieces, stir n add tamarind juice (4 lime size tamarind, soak in boiled water n microwave for 2 mins n squeeze the pulp) n Jaggery 8 tbsp, cook until it becomes thick. then add water until pieces r slightly immersed., bring to boil n simm for 5 mins,  add 4 tbsp rice flour, n chopped coriander leaves n cook for 5 mins n switch off.  Keep it covered for 1 hour n serve.

Serve with Plain Rice, Papad for crunch.

Translation:

Kakarakaya = Bitter gourd / Karela

© 2018 by Rajani Rayudu

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