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Friday, June 11, 2021

Pavakkai Vathal / Bittergourd Vathal / Sun Dried Pavakai Vathal

 
images ofPavakkai Vathal / Bittergourd Vathal / Sun Dried Pavakai Vathal
Pavakkai Vathal

Ingredients

Bitter gourd / Pavakkai - 10 long size

(Trim the ends and cut into semi thick slices along with the seeds)

Salt to taste

Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

Red chilly powder - 1 tsp

Method

Take a wide plate add the cut bitter gourd, salt, turmeric powder and red chilly powder,mix well and cover it with a lid and rest it for 6 hours.

Gently squeeze out excess water from the vegetable and spread it on a tray.

Sun dry till crisp and store it in an air tight container.

When needed just fry the vathal in oil and eat it as a side dish or add it to karakulambhu.

This is very handy in your pantry if you don't have fresh pavakkai you can relplace this dried vathal.

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