Pavakkai thatta payaru poriyal / bittergourd azuki beans poriyal

Main Dish
2 servings
15 min
25 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2
2 nos Bitter gourd

1 no medium sized Onion (chopped)

1/2 cup Azuki beans (cooked)

1 tablespoon Sambar powder

1 tablespoon Oil

1 teaspoon Mustard seeds

1 teaspoon Urad dal

1 sprig Curry leaves

Salt to taste.


  • Wash the bitter gourd, discard the ends . Cut the bitter gourd in the center and remove the seeds.
  • Chop the bitter gourd into to 1'' pieces. Heat oil in a kadai and add the mustard seeds and urad dal.
  • When the mustard seeds pop add the curry leaves, onion and saute.
  • When the onion turns translucent, add the chopped bitter gourd and saute for a minute.
  • Now add the salt , sambar powder, azuki beans and let it cook til the bitter gourd is cooked through.
  • Sprinkle water as necessary. Serve with rice or chapati.

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