Friday, May 7, 2010

Bitter Gourd Pickle


Ingredients:
Bitter Gourd         -2 big(sliced lengthwise)
Green chillies        -10 Slited length wise
Garlic                   -1/2 cup
Sesame oil            - 2 tbsp
Fenugreek seeds   -1/4 tsp
Ginger                  - 1 tsp (choppeed)
Ginger paste         - 1 tbsp
Vinegar                -2tbsp
Lemon jiuce          -2 tbsp
Salt as required

Method:
Marinate the bitter gourd pieces with some salt and keep it aside in a colander for some time.Squeeze out the water.
Steam garlic pieces and bitter gourd pieces in a steamer separately.Wipe off the water and keep aside.
Heat oil,splutter mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds.Now add chopped ginger and ginger paste.Add green chillies and saute it without losing the colour.Pour 1 cup water,vinegar,lemon juice and salt.When it starts to boil,add bitter gourd pieces and garlic.Remove from fire.Transfer to a dry bottle.Serve after a day  or two.

39 comments:

Padma said...

Very healthy pickle Shahana.

Rachana Kothari said...

The pickle looks great!!!! Beautiful clicks!

Kairali sisters said...

Hi Shahana

Great pickle..Lovely click..We have one coming soon, very diff version thogh...

Love
Kairali sisters

PranisKitchen said...

shahana
super da..my hus favorite vegettable sure will try this one..
really yummy

Swathi said...

Shahana,
pavakkaya pickle engineum undakamo. Nannyitu undu. Kollam, adipoli.

Kamalika said...

the snap came so nice and the dish looks so tempting and fresh....lovely dish dear...

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Very interesting. Can you tell me dear how long this can be stored?

Happy Mother's Day to you dear.....
Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

5 Star Foodie said...

The pickle looks terrific!

Sushma Mallya said...

Very interesting, never heard of this one but seems a very nice one..

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear Shahana
How are you? I am here after a long time..I am back home
I love bitter gourd in its all glory.
I have eaten once , the bitter gourd pickle, but did not know how to make it. Will make for sure.
have a nice weekend

Aruna Manikandan said...

Pickle sounds interesting and new to me dear...

thx. or sharing :-)

Chetana said...

Ohhh my...quickly jotting down the recipe Shahana...for m a bittergourd lover always looking for new recipes...waise bhi it is one the most under-rated vegge.
Thks gal for sharing.

♥Sugar♥Plum♥Fairy♥ said...

U have some absolutely delicious pickles here, some i never heard about!
Love this lite pickle as well as ur fish pickle,sounds very delicious!!!

Deepti said...

This recipe is new to me...sounds yum.

Roha said...

Asalamwalikam

Lovely pic:)
First here, u have very nice blog

www.hyderabadicuisinerecipes-angel.blogspot.com

simply.food said...

This is very new to me never thought you can pickle this veg.Very innovative.

I'm a Home Chef !!! said...

yeah some times i make this...i used to add some turmeric powder also :)

Ms.Chitchat said...

New to me, loved it.Sure to make.

Magia da Inês said...

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Passei para uma visitinha.
Para você... com muito carinho ♥

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mais carinhoso...♥
e um amor tão grande... tão grande...♥
que apaga qualquer desamor?"♥

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PJ said...

i am not a fan of bittergourd.. but this looks a very unique and interesting preparation!

mangocheeks said...

I would never had thought of pickling bitter gourd. Liking the idea.

Krishnaveni said...

never tried like this.sure going to try. nice click

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

new dish to me...sounds interesting...nice clicks..

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Dolly said...

OMG Shahana, I never knew you could even make bitter gourd pickle..Will make this soon..Beautiful clicks..Wish you a Happy Mother's Day...

Natasha said...

I have never made this before but it looks quite easy and very delicious! I might have to give it a try.

Best wishes,
Natasha.

Leena said...

Very healthy and delicious pickles!!!

Ramya said...

New and interesting pickle..Love bittergourd

Yummy Team said...

Great pics! Healthy and delicious pickle..We too have a bitter gourd pickle lying in our drafts and recipe is almost the same. I love this pickle..

Chef Aimee said...

I love that this has fenugreek!

DailyChef said...

I've never tried this before but I want to now! Thanks for this great post.

Juliana said...

Oh! I never had the bitter gourd made this way, must taste yummie :-)

MaryMoh said...

Looks healthy and delicious. I love bitter gourd. It's very good for health. Our bitter gourd back home are big and mu mom always cooked with with eggs....very delicious.

GayathriRaj said...

hey wow yummy pickle yaar...pickle with bitter gourd is really a very good unique idea...thanks for sharing...im new yo blgging please do visit and give ur valuable comments...

Meena said...

gr8 use of bittergourd...nicccce!

Turmericnspice said...

Have tasted bittergourd pickle in my childhood...almost forgot about it...thanks for bringing back time...it tastes so good!!

sonu said...

i luv bitter gourd in any form..amazing clicks yaar..this looks kinda interesting..

lekshmi's adukkala said...

great! healthy and delicious pickle.

shahana said...

Thanks a lot friends for the lovely comments!

Turmericnspice said...

love karela...wld love the pickel...remember eating it in childhood...brough back memories!!

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