Thursday, January 17, 2013

Crispy Bitter-gourd salad

bitter gourd is one of the more notable vegetables in Asian cooking  and we GSB konkani's have several recipes from curries to crispy fries,i  just love them all.This salad is easy and quick to make
  • 2 medium sized Bitter-gourd
  • 2 Onion ( chopped)
  • 1 fresh green or red chilly ( finely chopped)
  • 1/2tsp Lemon juice
Cooking Directions
  1. Finely chop bitter gourd and apply salt and keep for at least 30 minutes.
  2. After 30 minutes squeeze all the water from the gourd and deep fry till golden brown or until crisp.
  3. Just before serving mix some chopped onion,chillies and salt,mix it lightly with a spoon and squeeze 1/2 tsp lemon juice and garnish with some tomato slices
Variation: Add some freshly grated coconut to give some nutty flavour to this dish.


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