allam pachadi, Bitter Gourd Pachadi, kakarakaya pickle, tokku


Ingredients:
250 gms Bitter Gourds
50 gms Green chilies (hot)
100 gms Tamarind
Salt to taste
1 teaspoon Methi seeds
1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
1 teaspoon each Cumin seeds, Urad dal & Chana dal (need while frying)
250 gms Onions cut into an inch pieces
100 gms OilLittle Hing
1 teaspoon ground Ginger
50 gms Sugar
Method:
1. Cut bitter gourds into pieces along with seeds.
2. Fry methi and cumin seeds.
3. Grind bitter gourd, tamarind, green chilies, methi, cumin and salt.
4. Put oil in pan, splutter mustard seeds, put cumin, urad and chana dal and hing.
5. Put onions and fry till golden brown. After onions turn golden brown, put ginger into oil.
6. Pour the ground paste into oil and fry till all the moisture is evaporated.
7. Pour sugar while frying the paste. Preserve it in a dry bottle.