Bitter gourd curry (പാവയ്ക്ക/കയ്പ്പ കറി)

An excellent change in taste! If you want to try something different, this is your recipe. What more, bitter gourd has got a very high medicinal effect too..
Ingredients for bitter gourd curry:

Bitter gourd : 1 bigger size
Onion : 1 medium size
Tomato : 1 medium size
Green chilli : 1 or 2
Turmeric powder : 1/4 teaspoon
Red chilli powder: 3/4 teaspoon
Coriander powder: 1 tea spoon
curry leave :4-5
mustard seeds: 1 teaspoon
cumin seeds : 1 teaspoon
coconut oil : 5 table spoon
coconut milk : 1 cup thin
Yogurt :250ml

1. Cut bitter gourd into thin slices with round shape. Cut onions into slices and slice tomato too. Cut green chilli vertically into 2 halves.
2. In a cooking pan, heat 3 table spoon of oil. Add bitter gourd and stir it well. Cook till bitter gourd becomes soft (Soft enough so that you can easly cut it with a spoon)
3. Add onions, green chilli and curry leaves to it, stir it well and allow it to cook for 3-4 minutes
4. Add curry powders and salt to it. cook it for another 1-2 minutes
5. Add tomato to it and cook it for another 2-3 minutes
6. Add thin coconut milk and let it boil for 2-3 minutes
7. Turn off the stove. In a different pan, heat 2 table spoon of oil and splutter mustard seeds to it. Add cumin seeds to it. Add the cooked bitter gourd curry to it. cook for 1 minute.
8. Turn off the stove and Add yogurt to it. Stir well and have your bitter gourd curry.

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