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Pavakkai Pitlai With Sambhar Powder

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Pavakkai Pitlai With Sambhar Powder Recipe, How To Make Pavakkai Pitlai With Sambhar Powder Recipe

Pavakkai Pitlai With Sambhar Powder is Bitter melon sambar popular prepared in the interior areas of Tamil Nadu, health benefits of bitter gourd (karela in Hindi), Gj is a big fan of Pavakkai.

About Recipe

How to make Pavakkai Pitlai with Sambhar Powder

(7 ratings)
21 reviews so far
Prep time
5 mins
Cook time
20 mins
Total time
25 mins
Pavakkai Pitlai with Sambhar Powder
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Bitter Melon, Karela
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : December 22, 2018


Ingredients used in Pavakkai Pitlai with Sambhar Powder
• Coriander chopped - 1 tablespoon.
• Coconut oil - 1 tea spoon.
• Garbanzo - 1/4 cup.
• Sambhar powder - 1/4 cup.
• Salt - to taste.
• Tamarind juice - 1 cup.
• Asafoetida - 1 pinch.
• Turmeric - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Curry leaves - 1 spring.
• Bitter melon - 200 grams.
• Red chilly - 3 numbers.
• Mustard seeds - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Tour dal - 1 cup.
• Jagerry - 2 teaspoons.
• Coconut paste - 2 tablespoons.
• Oil - 2 tablespoons.
Method:
  • Heat oil in a pan add red chilly, mustard seeds, bitter melon, cook this till slightly fry.
  • Addcurry leaves, turmeric, asafoetida, tamarind juice, salt, sambhar powder, Addwater let it cook for 5 minutes.
  • AddIndian garbanzo (soak into the water and boil it), jaggery, coconut paste, tour dal (boiled) once come to boil add coconut oil, chopped coriander, switch off the flame.

Serve it with hot rice.






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LifeEmbolden Posted on Fri May 31 2013

Namasthe! Wa-alaikumsalaam

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LifeEmbolden Posted on Fri May 31 2013

Bitter Melon,Paahatkai,(pawakkai) Kareela.Karavila

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janani venkat Posted on Fri May 31 2013

This is not the way to keep pitlai its jus a pavakkai sambar. The pitlai process is entirely diff and v wont use the sambar powder instead v fry the masala grind it with fried coconut and tat powder ll be tasting awesome for pitlai

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Srimani G. Venkataraman Posted on Fri May 31 2013

Chef good effort. Pitla is another brahminical recipe with detailed procedure you need to fry black pepper,coconut, urad dhal, chenna dhal and red chilly and grind for masala. :) AFtetr it's cooked you need to fry cocnut, curry leaves, heeng and

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Srimani G. Venkataraman Posted on Fri May 31 2013

also, sambar, poricha kozhamu, vathal kjuzambu etc.. all have detailed steps, and procedures, which has been followed from several generations.

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Ranjani Balasubramanian Posted on Fri May 31 2013

Nothing to beat Tam brahm food !

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Paree PREITY Posted on Fri May 31 2013

Quantity PLEASE.?????

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desidol22 Posted on Fri May 31 2013

Why is the bittermelon censored in the thumbnail? i came here to see what naughty thing chef was holding :P

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Doctor Idle Posted on Fri May 31 2013

Chef, you are a comedy genius! I will work in your kitchen for free.

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VahChef Posted on Fri May 31 2013

it worked hahahhaha

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Vinnie Manu Jayakumar Posted on Fri May 31 2013

EVN I CAME SEE WHAT CENSORED SURPRISE IS IN THE VIDEO, :D

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Neththra'sVision Posted on Fri May 31 2013

You are a very clever teacher, you show even the most bitter food as really tasty to eat.. but as far as I know this dish isn't bitter. But it looks like you've bitten a piece of bitter melon when looking at 2:58

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