- Pakarkai(bitter guard)pitlai with chickpeas
Pakarkai(bitter guard)pitlai with chickpeas
Main DishNumber of serving:
4 servingsPreparation time:
10 minutesCook time:
20 minutesReady in:
- Bitterguard 1 big
- Cooked Toor dal 1 cup(approximately 200 g)
- Tamarind 1 lemon
- Chana dal 1 tablespoon
seeds 2 tablespoons
- Red chilly 6 nos
- Grated Coconut
- Turmeric powder
- Oil for seasoning
- curry leaves and coriander leaves for garnishing
- chick peas
1 cup cooked
- Mustard seed
Step 1: In 1 teaspoon oil fry coriander seeds, chana dal, red chilly and coconut till they get golden brown.Allow it to cool and grind to smooth paste.
Step 2: Cut bitterguard in round shape ,add tamarind juice,salt,cooked chickpeas and allow to boil till the vegetable is cooked.
Step 3: Add the cooked toor dal,spice paste, curry leaves to the bitterguard mixture.Stir and cook for few more minutes.
Step 4: Season with mustard and asafotida. serve with plain rice and mixed vegetable dry curry (cabbage,carrot, beans and peas curry)