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Dal And Bitter Melon Curry 1

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Dal And Bitter Melon Curry 1 Recipe, Tarbuj Sabji, How To Make Dal And Bitter Melon Curry 1 Recipe

Bitter Gourd is considered as the bitterest of all vegetables, but when combinedwith other foods makes it more palatable. There’s nothing more easier and satisfying than a good old home-style simple Dal and bitter melon Curry.

About Recipe

Puchakayi koora, Darbusini Kuzhambu, Tarmuj torkari


(10 ratings)
7 reviews so far
Prep time
5 mins
Cook time
10 mins
Total time
15 mins
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Bitter Melon, Karela
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : March 09, 2019

Ingredients used in DAL AND BITTER MELON CURRY 1
• Bitter melon - 100 grams.
• Oil - as required.
• Mustard seeds - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Cumin seeds - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Red chillies - 3 number.
• Chana dal - 1 tea spoon.
• Urad dal - 1 tea spoon.
• Asafoetida - 1 pinch.
• Turmeric powder - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Curry leaves - 2 springs.
• Onion - 2 number.
• Chilli powder - 1 tea spoon.
• Tomatoes - 3 number.
• Tamariend juice - 1/4 cup.
• Toor dal - 1/4 cup.
• Coriander leaves - 1/2 bunch.
• Salt - to taste.
  • Scrape out the upper layer of bitter melon and cut into lengthwise by scooping out the seeds.
  • Heat oil in a kadai and fry the bitter melon pieces till it is brown in color. Remove the excess oil and add mustard seeds when they crackle add cumin seeds, red chilli, chana dal, urad dal, asafoetidasaute it for 2 minutes .
  • Then add turmeric, curry leaves, onions, saute the onions till it is cooked.
  • Add chilli powder, tomato pieces, tamarind juice and cook it with closed lid till the tomatoes are soft.
  • In this add fried bitter melon, 80% cooked toor dal, freshly grated coconut, cook this for 2 minutes with the lid on.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with chapati or roti.

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Elham Alhssani Posted on Mon Sep 15 2014


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Geetha Vedula Posted on Mon Sep 15 2014


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M Angie Posted on Mon Sep 15 2014

I'll make this recipe. I love bitter melon. Thank you, chef. ?

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Sarah Sadiq Posted on Mon Sep 15 2014

Thanks so much for this recipe! Please do more bitter melon recipes! ?

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Shabnam Aslam Posted on Wed Sep 17 2014

How was the dal cooked if you didn't put any water in it??

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Markus Bischoff Posted on Wed Sep 17 2014


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Robin Biswas Posted on Thu Sep 18 2014

Aapke haaton me jaadoo hai bhai .... u are a superchef !!!!?

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