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Bitter Gourd Fry or Pavakka Varuthathu


Bitter gourd (cut into thin pieces) - 2 cups  
Thinly sliced coconut pieces - ½ cup  
Green chillies (cut into long slices) -4  
Chilly powder - 1 tsp  
Turmeric powder - ½ tsp  
Coconut or canola oil (for frying)  

Method of preparation
Wash the gourd pieces and drain the water completely. Now add chilly powder, green chillies, coconut pieces, turmeric powder and salt and mix well with your hand. Keep this aside for a few minutes.

After that, you can fry the bitter gourd on a low flame till they turn crispy & light brown in colour.  It's great with cooked rice.

Recipe by Ms. Lyla Venu Kumar
Tel: +919895534383

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