Thursday, 12 January 2012

Baby Bittergourd curry ( Booda kakarakaya koora )



Baby Bittergourd curry ( Booda kakarakaya koora )

Ingredients:
2 tablespoon oil
4 big green chilies (finely chopped)
1 Big onion (finely chopped)
1 tablespoon finely chopped ginger
½ tsp turmeric powder
about 20 oz. booda kakarkaya washed, pat dried and sliced into fine strips lengthwise
salt to taste
1/2 tsp Garam Masala


Method:
Heat the oil in a heavy-based pan and fry the green chilies,onion and ginger briefly till the ginger turns brown. Add the turmeric powder and mix well. Mix in the finely sliced booda kakarkaya stirring gently and briefly on high heat till it is well coated with the oil and looks glossy. Mix in the salt and Garam Masala, cover and cook on low for about 12 minutes or till the booda kakarkaya is tender and well cooked. Sauté briefly and gently till the booda kakarkaya is well fried .