Monday, November 17, 2014

Kakarakaya Podi / Karela Powder version - 2

Kakarakaya / Karela / Bitter Gourd – 6
Oil to fry

To make Powder
Roasted chana dal / Putnalu - 3/4 cup
Sesame seeds / Nuvvulu dry roasted - 1/4 cup
Garlic pods – 10
Red chilli powder – 3 Tsp
Dessicated coconut powder – ½ cup  
Curry leaves
(According to your taste)  
Salt to taste

  1. Cut the karela into round thin slices. Spread on a plate. Leave it for 2 hrs.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, deep fry the karela pieces until it turns crispy on medium flame. Strain the pieces.
  3. Fry the curry leaves in oil.

To make powder
  1. In a mixi jar add all ingredients listed under powder and make a powder.
  2. Transfer this powder in a clean bowl and add fried karela pieces. Mix well.
  3. Store it in an air tight container.
Other related links.

  1. Kakarakaya Podi - 1


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