1.Bitter gourd 1 medium size(finely chopped)
2.Onion 1 big ( '' '' )
3.Tomatoes 2 med. ('' '' )
4.Garlic cloves 3 ('' '' )
5.Green Chilly 2 slit lengthwise
6.Kashmiri chilly powder 3/4 tsp
7.Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
8.Tamarind lemon size(soaked in 1/4 cup water)
9.Water 1/2 cup
10.Sugar 1 tbsp
11.Fenugreek powder a pinch
12.Coconut grated 1/4 cup
13.Salt as needed
14.Mustard seeds 1 tsp
15.Oil 1 1/2 tbsp
-Squeeze the tamarind and extract juice from it.
-Heat a pressure cooker, add oil and splutter the mustard seeds.
-Add the chopped onion,garlic and green chilly.Saute for a minute.
-Now add the tomatoes and again saute for a minute.
-Add the chopped bitter gourd,chilly powder,turmeric powder,sugar and salt.
-Mix well and add tamarind juice and water.
-Close the lid put on the weight and cook till done(2 whistles)
-When cooled open the lid add fenugreek powder and grated coconut and cook for a minute.
-Serve hot with white rice.
*If you want you can use a piece of jaggery instead of adding sugar.
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