Monday, February 27, 2012

Coconut-Pavakka pickle/Coconut- Bitter Gourd Pickle/Thenga- Pavakka Achar


Ingredients:-

Pavakka (Bitter gourd)– 1  no. small
Coconut sliced – ½ cup (Thenga Kothu)
Garlic pods, chopped – 5-7 nos.
Green chilli, chopped – 2-4 nos.
Mustard seed – 1 tsp.
Hing – a pinch
Fenugreek seed – ¼ tsp.
Tamarind juice – 7-10 tbsp.
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp.
Kashmiri red chilli powder – 1 bsp
Curry leaves – 1 spring
Pickle  powder- 1 tbsp(optional)
Oil

Directions
·         Clean bitter gourd, scoop out seeds and cut into small pieces.
·         Fry the bitter gourd pieces and coconut slices till golden brown and keep it aside.

·          Heat oil in a pan add mustard seed, when start to spluttering add garlic,green chilli,fenugreek seedand sauté till garlic become lightly brown. 

·          Add turmeric powder,chilli powder ,pickle powder and sauted a while and add fried pavakka coconut into mixture.
·         And mix well and add tamarind juice,salt and mix well.Switch off flame when it became desired consistency.

You Can use only coconut,or pavakka  for making pickle. See Pavakka Pickle

19 comments:

  1. Bitter gourd, tamarind and hing are items I've never seen around here, but I'll take your word that they combine to form a delicious dish :) Have a wonderful day!!!

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  3. So unique and interesting combo !! lip smacking pickle !!

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  4. Very tempting pickle..yummy,adding coconut slices is new to me..reduces the bitterness,I think!!
    Erivum Puliyum

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  5. Cool that you can get your hands on actual pods and seeds when it comes to spices, I know it must make an big difference in the flavor! This recipe does have some interesting and tasty flavor additions. Also, there is a new ingredient here that I really want-pickle powder. Besides that I sure could use a taste of this dish! Enjoy the day.

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  6. A new interesting recipe. Lovely dish. Well done!

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  7. Ooh, this is awesome, have never tried pickle with pavakkai..

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  8. Achu's amma this is very new to me...and i want to try it cos its very temptg

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  9. Nice recipe dear..will be yum yum with bowl of curd rice :) New recipe to me!!

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  10. sounds interesting and new to me...
    Thx. for sharing this healthy recipe dear :)

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  11. wow....luv the addition of coconut.....never tried adding coconut...

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  12. such an interesting use of pavakkai! i'm sure all the bitterness would have gone away!
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    Kavi (Edible Entertainment)

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  13. You have an award at my space,please come & grab,dear!!

    Erivum Puliyum

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  14. Coconut in a pickle is new to me... your pic looks yummy...and I am tempted :-)

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  15. wow...ethu kalakki..kandittu vaayilooode kappal oodunnu

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Thanks all for ur wonderfull comments

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