- 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
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.
Cut bitterguard in round shape ,add tamarind juice,salt,cooked chickpeas and allow to boil till the vegetable is cooked.
Add the cooked toor dal,spice paste, curry leaves to the bitterguard mixture.Stir and cook for few more minutes.
Season with mustard and asafotida. serve with plain rice and mixed vegetable dry curry (cabbage,carrot, beans and peas curry)