This Bittergourd Masala is an easy and tasty dish. This one is good for diabetic patients and this needs 10 mins microwave cooking-time only.Try this at home and enjoy this dish.
2 cups bittergourd pieces(chop and de-seed)
2 tbsp coarse coconut paste (ground with 1/2 tsp cumin seeds,1 small onion,1 garlic pearl,12 peeled peanuts and 1 green chilli)
1 tbsp finely chopped onions
3 whole red chillies
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds
2 tsp crushed jaggery
few curry leaves
few coriander leaves
3/4 cup water
2 tsp refined oil
1 ½ tsp or salt to taste
Take a microwave bowl and add fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, chopped onions, whole red chillies,curry leaves and refined oil. Mix them well. Microwave this on high for a min.
Mix all the other ingredients and add this to the above bowl. Microwave this on high for 9 mins.
If u need this dish as gravy, add 1 cup fresh coconut milk and 1/4 tsp turmeric powder and microwave(high) this mixture 4 more mins.
Serve this tasty bitter-gourd Masala hot with rice and sambar or chapathi.