Thursday, September 25, 2014

KAKARAKAYA FRY(BITTER GOURD FRY)


INGREDIENTS::
Kakarakayalu                            4
Onion                                      2(slit length wise)
Ginger garlic paste                    1 tsp
Red chilly powder                     1 tsp
Fresh grated coconut                 11/2 tsp
Coriander powder                      1 tsp
Coriander leaves                        few leaves
Oil                                           2 tsp
Salt                                          as needed

FOR TEMPERING::
Mustard seeds                           1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds                              1/2 tsp
Garlic cloves                              3
Curry leaves                               1 sprig
Asefotide                                   pinch

PROCEDURE::
1)Cut kakarakayalu into rounds and  remove seeds from them.
Add water, salt, sugar to them and rub the pieces to remove the bitterness.

2)Heat oil in a pan.Fry the kakarakaya pieces.
3)Heat oil in a pan, then add mustard seeds let them splutter then add the cumin seeds, asefotide ,garlic cloves and curry leaves.Now add the onion pieces and fry well until they turn transparent.(5 minutes)

4)Add the ginger-garlic paste. Fry until the rawness leaves it. Now add coriander powder, red chilly powder and grated coconut  to it.
 

5)Fry well and then add the fried kakarakaya pieces to it.
Now add the salt to it. Fry well .

6)Now add the chopped coriander leaves to it and turn off the heat.

                    SERVE WITH  RICE.