Bittergourd Stir Fry Recipe | Pakarkaai Poriyal(Bittergourd Poriyal)

Bittergourd Stir Fry Recipe | Pakarkaai Poriyal(Bittergourd Poriyal)
Not many people like Bitter gourd (Pakarkaaai) due to its bitterness. But if it is cooked properly then people love to eat bitter gourd. Bitter gourd has lot of medicinal properties and it is very good for health. It is essential that you consume bitter gourd atleast twice a month. Bitter gourd contains vitamin A, B1, B2, and C. It also contains minerals like calcium, phosphorous, iron, copper and potassium. From the ayurvedic perspective, bitter gourd is excellent for balancing Kapha. It helps purify blood tissue, enhances digestion, and stimulates the liver. Try this Bittergourd Stir Fry recipe and your family will like it.

Preparation and Yield:
Preparation time15 mins
Cooking Time20 mins
Recipe CategoryPoriyal
Recipe CuisineSouth Indian

Bittergourd Stir Fry Recipe | Pakarkaai Poriyal(Bittergourd Poriyal)

Bittergourd1/2 Kg
Oil3 tablespoon
Mustard Seeds1 teaspoon
Curry Leavesfew
Turmeric Powder1/4 teaspoon
Sambar Powder 1/2 teaspoon
SaltTo Taste

  1. Wash and dry bittergourd, cut each bittergourd into half and take out the seeds and then finely slice the bitter gourd and keep it aside
  2. Heat the oil in the pan and add mustard seeds. Once the mustard starts to sputter add curry leaves and chopped bitter gourd
  3. Now add turmeric, Sambar powder and salt
  4. Mix it well and sprinkle some water
  5. Once the bitter gourd is half cooked, add some oil and fry it until the bitter gourd is finely cooked and fried
  6. The mouth-watering bitter gourd poriyal(Pakarkaai poriyal) is ready to serve

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