March 25, 2013

Bitter Gourd with Okra

Bitter Gourd - 250 gms
Okra - 250 gms
Onions - 2 - 3
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Chilli powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
Amchur powder - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 50 gms
Cumin and mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves


  • Cut and boil bitter gourd in salted water till tender. Drain the water completely.
  • Wash and dry the okra with cloth.
  • Remove the both edges.Slit the okras.
  • Mix salt, 1/2 tsp of turmeric, 1 tsp of  chilli powder, garam masala and amchur.
  • Fill the masala into slit okra.
  • Heat the oil, add cumin, mustard and curry leaves. Fry till mustard crackles.
  • Add bitter gourd slices and fry in low flame till they are brown and cooked.
  • Add chopped onions and stuffed okras.
  • Cook in low flame for for few minutes till okra almost cooked.
  • Then cover the lid and cook another 10 minutes in low flame.

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