Bitter gourd Masala:
The name is enough to make kids run away and I am sure there are still some people who hate this vegetable, but it has lots of health benefits, like its good for intestinal health and helps get rid of nematode worms. It is so good for diabetic patients, does not cure diabetes but it helps lower the sugar level.This healthy vegetable has beauty benefits too. Bitter melon is invariably good for your skin. It helps gets rid of acne and gives you a flawless complexion. There are several other health benefits of bitter gourd-like weight loss.
Bitter Guard-2 nos(remove seeds,cut into small pieces)
Tomato -1 chopped Curry leaves 1 twig
sambar masala powder 1tsp
Tamarind small lemon size Extract
Salt 11/2 tsp
urad dai oil 2tbsp
Method to prepare:
Heat Oil in a pan season with Fennel seeds and urad dal after it splutters add curry leaves
Add Onion Saute well
Add cut bitter guard saute in low flame until half fried now add tomatoes saute till it leaves the skin.
Add tamarind juice,Salt and sambar masala powder.
Sprinkle water if necessary cook until soft add jaggery mix well and transfer to a serving bowl .
Serve with plain rice and ghee.
Note:If you don’t like bitter taste soak bitter guard for 2 minutes in rice wash drained water, wash and prepare.
To feed children grind masala in a mixer for 1/2 a minute mix with boiled rice and ghee they will like it.