Pavekka Mezukpuratee ( Karela fry) | How to make Pavekka Mezukpuratee ( Karela fry)

By Sheena Omana Narayanan  |  19th Apr 2018  |  
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Pavekka Mezukpuratee ( Karela fry)by Sheena Omana Narayanan
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    10

    mins
  • Serves

    3

    People

1

1

About Pavekka Mezukpuratee ( Karela fry) Recipe

Karela fry is simple dish which goes well as a side dish with rice and dal fry. I have been eating this dish since my childhood.

Pavekka Mezukpuratee ( Karela fry)

Ingredients to make Pavekka Mezukpuratee ( Karela fry)

  • Karela ( Bittergaurd) - 2 nos cut in to roundels apply salt and keep aside.
  • onion- 1 sliced thinly
  • green chilly- 1 slit long
  • oil- 3-4 tbsp
  • mustard seeds- 1 tsp
  • turmeric Powder- 1tsp
  • chilly powder- 1tsp
  • curry leaves- few sprigs
  • coconut slices- optional
  • salt as required

How to make Pavekka Mezukpuratee ( Karela fry)

  1. Cut karela in roundels and apply salt and set aside for 10-15mins
  2. After 15 mins squeeze of salt water and wash Karela once again in plain water.
  3. Now heat oil, add mustard seeds and allow it splutter, add coconut slices if using or just add karela slices and curry leaves and fry without stirring for 3 mins
  4. Once Karela start changing color from one side stir once and add onion and green chilly and fry once again everything turns light brown in color
  5. Once Karela starts changing color add salt, turmeric, chilly powder and cook on a low flame for another few minutes until Kerala turns crispy and dark in color
  6. Remove from stove and serve with steam rice and daal fry

Reviews for Pavekka Mezukpuratee ( Karela fry) (1)

Milli Garg6 months ago

Nice one.
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