Bitter Gourd – 400 gms finely chopped
Mustard seeds – 1 tbsp
Urad dal – 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
Asafoetida – 1 tsp
Red chilli powder – 2 tbsp
Coriander powder – 1 tbsp
Oil – 4-5 tbsp
Salt to taste
In a kadai heat oil and once hot add Mustard seeds, Urad dal, Asafoetida and saute for a few minutes.
Now add the chopped bitter Gourd, Turmeric powder, red chilli powder and coriander powder and mix well.
Now add salt and reduce the heat to minimum and leave it for about 10 minutes stirring it every few minutes. Once the bitter Gourd is roasted well turn off the heat.
Yummy Pagarkkai Poriyal is ready!!