Freshly grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curd - 1 tbsp
( Grind above ingredients to a fine paste)
Coconut oil - 1 tsp
Mustard - 1/4 tsp
Jeera/Cumin seeds - 1/8 tsp
Urad dal - 1/4 tsp
Chopped small onion - 2
Red chillies - 1
Curry leaves few
( Heat oil in a pan and temper with above mentioned ingredients)
Bitter gourd/Pavakai - 1 medium size chopped finely
Salt to taste
Coconut oil - 2 tsp
Thick beaten curd - 1 cup
Chopped curry and coriander leaves for garnish
Heat oil in a pan add the bitter gourd and in low fame fry till its slightly crisp switch off the flame add salt and mix it.
Take a bowl add the beaten curd,ground paste and the fried bitter gourd mix it well.
Pour the hot tempering into the pachadi garnish with curry and coriander leaves,
Mix and serve them as a side dish for rice.
Instead of frying the bitter gourd you can also cook it till soft with some water and make this kichadi/pachadi
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