Kakarakaya / Bitter gourd chutney is very simple and tasty.This is my all time favorite dish from my mom's kitchen.For those who don't like bitter taste of karela,this recipe takes out the bitterness and gives a sweet and spicy taste.
Bitter Gourd sauteed in oil to dark brown and seasoned with red chillie powder,jaggery and tamarind.
For this recipe:-
Bitter Gourd / Kakarkaya -4 nos
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Jaggery-3 tbsp (acc to ur taste)
Tamarind pulp - 3 to 4 tsp
Red chillie powder-2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil-4 to 5 tbsp
Take the kakarkaya wash,clean,remove the seeds and cut into small pieces.
After the add the biter gourd pieces mix well,add turmeric powder,curry leaves,hing, red chillies powder,jaggery,tamarind pulp ,salt mix well.Add little water and cook covered on slow flame for 5 minutes.
Transfer the chutney to a serving bowl.
Serve hot with plain rice.