Bitter Gourd with Potato

4 Mar

bittergourd_alu
Kakarakaya Bangala Dumpa Kura

Ingredients:

Bitter Gourd / Bitter Melon 2
Potato 1
Green Chiles 2
Turmeric Powder a pinch
Salt as required

Talimpu:

Urad Dal 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
Oil 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

Wash, remove ends and chop bittergourd into thin circles.
Sprinkle good amount of salt and leave for about 45 minutes.
Wash the salted bittergourd under water thoroughly.
Give them a good squeeze and keep aside.

Peel, wash and chop potato into thin slices.
Remove ends, wash and slice the green chiles.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds stop spluttering, add sliced green chiles, sliced potato, sliced bittergourd, turmeric powder and little salt.
Cook covered stirring occasionally until bitter gourd and potato are cooked thoroughly.
Uncover and stir fry for few seconds.
Remove from heat and serve with hot rice.

Notes: You can also add sliced onion along with other ingredients.

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4 Responses to “Bitter Gourd with Potato”

  1. Mythreyee March 4, 2008 at 11:28 am #

    A wonderful rare combo – bittergourd and potato.

  2. sia March 5, 2008 at 3:32 am #

    another wonderful recipe of bitter gourd from u raji. loved the idea of using potatoes here.

  3. mandira March 5, 2008 at 6:58 am #

    my mom made the bhaja during summers and we would try really hard to avoid it. Now, I would eat it everyday! Pic looks lovely.

  4. chandana February 24, 2010 at 1:54 am #

    Hai raji ds is chandu(chandana)Sec-bad, A.P.INDIA,ur kakarkaaya bangala dumpa kura,adhurs,katthi, keka i’ve tried its super,asalu bittergourd cheduga vuntundani nenu use cheyyanu,but chuddamani try chesa very nice thanks raji

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