Friday, October 24, 2008

Karathe Talasani ~ Bittergourd

Karathe Talasani is a simple Bittergourd stir-fry dish that is usually made with Garlic. Karathe talasani is a mixture of sweet and spice with the right amount of tanginess. 
Here is what's needed:
1 medium Bittergourd deseeded and chopped 
2 red Chillis torn
6-8 crushed Garlic cloves
2 tbsp grated Jaggery (increase/decrease according to your taste)
a small amla sized Tamarind soaked in water
Salt to taste
Oil
Procedure:
1) Sprinkle Salt on chopped Bittergourd pieces and let it stand for 20-30 mins. Squeeze the juice out. This helps in removing the bitterness from it.
2) Heat oil and add crushed Garlic cloves. Fry until golden and add torn Red Chilli's. Fry for a few seconds and add Bittergourd pieces.
3) Add in the Salt,Jaggery,Tamarind and little water. Cook covered until done.

7 comments:

Kitchen Flavours said...

Simple and easy stir fry. Anything with bitter gourd easily attracts my attention.

DEESHA said...

looks nice .. i love bitter gourd

sowmya said...

love bittergourd and nice recipe..
Btw, happy diwali!!

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

This sounds to be a healthy recipe...

Wish u a happy Diwali!!!

anudivya said...

Love bittergourd.
Wish you a very happy Deepavali.

Sagari said...

happy diwali

Uj said...

Thank you all for your warm wishes and comments :)