Bittergourd Pickle Recipe

Bittergourd is not favoured by many because of its bitterness, but this pickle will definitely be a favourite once you try it out. Sweet, spicy and tangy all rolled into one!

Ingredients :

  • 2 medium sized Bittergourd
  • chopped into tiny bits and deep fried till crisp.
  • 200 ml water
  • 2 tbsps tamarind paste
  • A large lump of jaggery
  • 2tsps Sambhar masala
  • 1tsp chilly powder
  • Salt
  • 2 tbsps oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard
  • 3 sprigs curry leaves
  • A Rajma sized piece of Hing/asafoetida

Boil the of water and add to it 2 tbsps of tamarind paste, a large lump of jaggery, salt, Sambhar powder, chilly powder and boil well. Powder the Hing. Heat 2 tbsps oil. Add a tsp of mustard. After it crackles add the Hing and 3 sprigs curry leaves. Drop it into the boiling mixture. Add the fried Bittergourd, give a couple of boils and switch off.

Copyright © 2018 by Vinaya Prabhu. All rights reserved.

Liked the post? Leave a comment...