Bitter Gourd poriyal recipe with coconut is a wondrous and healthy Indian style recipe. Are you the person who is fighting and rebelling against the bitterness of this healthful greeny? Try this recipe & you will love the new taste of bitterness. I swear once you try this method, you never say never for Bitter Melon/Bitter Gourd.
There are n numbers of methods are there to prepare and tune the bitterness of this goodie but among all, this is the ultimate one which I have mentioned. In this method, I hodgepodged bitter melon with grated coconut, coconut oil with minimal ingredients.
This tastes mild bitterness with the tone of fried onion, ginger and coconut flavor. The texture looks like the combo of white and green chunks.
Ingredients of Bitter Gourd Poriyal Recipe
Bitter gourd–1 cup (chopped)
Onion- 1 chopped medium size
Green chili 4-5
Ginger-a small piece chopped
Coconut shredded- ½ cup
Coconut oil–2 tablespoon
Mustard seeds-1/4 tablespoon
Turmeric powder-1/4 tablespoon
Curry and Coriander Leaves
Steps for Bitter Gourd Poriyal Recipe
Wash and chop the bitter gourd. If it is having seeds remove it and slice.
Clean and chop the onion and chilis.
Heat coconut oil with a medium flame once hot add mustard seeds when it splits add curry leaves, sliced chili & chopped ginger.
Fry until it turns the color. Add onions and turmeric then continue to cook until it turns into transparent.
Then add the bitter gourd with appropriate salt and mix it thoroughly.
Continue to cook under a low flame until it cooks well. (Stir often and don’t add water)
Once it cooked, add shredded coconut & cook 3-5 minutes. Switch off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves.
This goes well with hot rice and any kind of variety rice.
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