Monday, June 07, 2010

BITTER GOURD PODIMAS:

There are so many varieties of recipes on bitter gourd. But this podimas recipe has no bitter taste. This can be enjoyed with sambar and curd rice.


பாகற்காய் பொடிமாஸ்

Ingredients:

Bitter gourd-3
Bengal gram- half cup
Red chillies- 3
Fennel seeds- 2 tsp
Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
Finely chopped tomato- half cup
Turmeric powder- half sp
Finely sliced onion- 1 cup
Salt to taste
Oil- 9 to 10 tbsp
Shredded coconut- 4 tbsp
Chopped coriander- 3 tbsp
Black gram- 2 tsp

Procedure:

Cut the bitter gourd in to small pieces.
Fry them little by little in 5 tbsp of oil to slightly golden color.
Soak the Bengal gram in enough water for an hour, then drain the water and grind it with the red chillies and a tsp of fennel seeds coarsely.
In a tbsp of oil, fry the ground Bengal gram on slow fire until it becomes soft and crumbled.[usili]
Mix this with the fried bitter gourd.
Heat a pan and pour 3 tbsp of oil.
Add the mustards seeds and when they splutter add black gram and the remaining fennel seeds and fry for a few seconds.
Then add the onion with the tomato and the turmeric powder.
Cook them until they are mashed and the oil floats on the surface.
Now add the bitter gourd mixture and cook on slow fire for a few minutes until all the ingredients are mixed and combined well.
Lastly add the coconut and coriander and mix well.

26 comments:

  1. Very tempting dish...Good way to use bittergourd....Sure will try this...

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  2. lovely podimas..never tried with bittergourd..thanks for sharing..

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  3. இந்த பொடிமாஸ் மிகவும் வித்தியாசமா இருக்கு...நிச்சயம் செய்து பார்க்கிறேன்...பகிர்வுக்கு நன்றிம்மா!!

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  4. lovely dish...sure to try one day

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  5. Looks awesome, very nice pictures.

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  6. Never knew we can make podimas in bitter gourd! Nice recipe!

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  7. Wonderful podimas. Continue your good work

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  8. POdimas with bittergourd, never know about this, thanks for sharing..will try soon..

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  9. அருமையான பொடிமாஸ்,மிக சுவையாக தெரிகிறது.

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  10. Thank you very much for the nice words Geetha!

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  11. Yes,Nithubala! Tis is a very different dish!
    thanks a lot for the feedback!

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  12. செய்து பார்த்து சொல்லுங்கள், மேனகா!

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  13. Try this and give me your feedback, Krishnaveni!

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  14. Welcome to my blog, Divya!
    And thanks a lot for the lovely compliment!

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  15. Welcome to my blog, Shanthi!
    And thank you very much for the nice feedback!

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  16. Yes, Priya! This is a very different dish and also very tasty!
    Try this and you will definitely feel the difference.

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  17. வருகைக்கு அன்பு நன்றி, ஆசியா!

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  18. Welcme to my blog, Raji!
    Thanks for the lovely comments!

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  19. பார்கற்காய் பொடிமாஸ் செய்தாச்சு...மிகவும் அருமையாக இருந்தது...குறிப்புக்கு மிகவும் நன்றி...

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  20. Thank you very much for the nice comments Kanchana!!

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  21. செய்து பார்த்து நன்றாக இருந்தது என்று எழுதியிருந்ததைப்படித்ததும் மகிழ்ச்சியாக இருக்கிறது கீதா! பின்னூட்டத்துக்கு அன்பு நன்றி!!

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  22. உங்களின் பாகற்காய் பொடிமாஸ் செய்தேன் .ரொம்ப சூப்பராகயிருந்தது.மிக்க நன்றிம்மா!!

    என்னுடைய பதிவில் செய்து பார்த்து போட்டுள்ளேன்...
    http://sashiga.blogspot.com/2010/08/blog-post_11.html

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  23. different recipe...thanks for sharing...nice blog..am following u

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  24. I tried yesterday this podimas. It came very well & tasty too. Thanks.

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  25. I'll be back.


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