Bitter Gourd Potato Fry

21 Jun

Kakarakaya Bangala Dumpa Vepudu.

Bitter gourd and potato are chopped into small pieces and fried in oil till cooked. The bitter gourd potato fry is finished with spice powders. Serve bitter gourd potato fry with steamed rice and dollop of ghee or with roti.
Makes: around 2 Servings of Bitter Gourd Potato Fry.


Bitter Gourd 1 Medium
Potato 1 Medium
Green Chiles 2
Coriander Powder 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder a big Pinch
Cumin Seeds a big Pinch
Dalia 1 Tbsp
Salt to Taste
Oil 1 Tbsp

Method of preparation:

Lightly scrape, wash, remove ends and chop bitter gourd into small pieces.
Peel, wash and chop potato into small pieces.
Grind dalia into fine powder and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds and chopped bitter gourd.
Fry for few minutes, add the chopped potato.
Fry till bitter gourd changes color and is cooked and potato turns golden brown.
Add chopped green chiles in the middle of the pan and fry for half a minute and mix with the fry.
Stir in coriander powder, turmeric powder, dalia powder and salt.
Remove from heat and serve bitter gourd potato fry with steamed rice or with roti.
Notes: Make sure bitter gourd and potato are cooked well.

Suggestions: Adjust spice with green chiles.
Variations: You ca also add red chili powder for extra spice.
Other Names: Bitter Gourd Potato Fry, Kakarakaya Bangala Dumpa Vepudu.

4 Responses to “Bitter Gourd Potato Fry”

  1. Priya June 23, 2012 at 5:32 am #

    Unique and yummy fry.

  2. priya thina June 26, 2012 at 4:07 am #

    nice dish

  3. R.Vijayakumar July 2, 2012 at 4:08 am #

    Dalia. What is it in Tamil? Can you please give a picture of it? Thanks

  4. Raji July 3, 2012 at 6:11 am #

    Hope you can get a pic of dalia from following link

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