Friday, July 18, 2014


Hi all, time to reveal the secret. I am paired with Laxmi Vimala this month. My secret ingredients are Bitter guard and tamarind. My cousin's wife used to make this. If you have with curd rice it's YUmmm..

Thanks priya for sshh cooking challenge.


Bitter guard - 200 gms
Tamarind  -  3 big lemon size
Chili powder - 2 tbsp.
salt to taste
Red chili - 10 nos
Methi and hing powder - 1 tsp
Gingelly oil - 3 tbsp.
Mustard seeds, urad dhal, channa dhal for tempering


Make extract from tamarind .Chop bitter guard into small pieces.

Heat oil in a pan and temper mustard seeds, urad dhal and channa dhal.

Add red chili and sauté.

Add chopped bitter guard and sauté .

When bitter guard changes color add tamarind extract , red chili powder and salt.

After the raw smell goes add methi and hing powder to it.

When the oil comes up switch off the gas and transfer to a n air tight container.

If we refrigerate , it will lost for 10 days.


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