1)Cut bitter gourd thick round pieces – 250 gm
Garlic cloves – 1 /2 cup
2)Green chilli – 16 nos
3)Gingelly oil -2 tbsp
Mustard – 1 tsp
Fenugreek -1 /4 tsp
4)Ginger chopped -1 tbsp
5) Water – 1 cup
Vinegar – 2 dstsp
Lime juice – 2 tabs
Sugar – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Steam bitter gourd , Garlic cloves, and green chillies in a steamer ( dont over cook bitter gourd and green chillies should not change the colour ) .Allow tissue paper to absorb all the water from garlic clove, bitter gourd, green chillies. In a pan, splutter mustard and fenugreek seeds .Now saute ginger . Add green chillies ( chillies should not lose its colour ) and saute well . Add 5th ingredients when this begins to boil rapidly, add bitter gourd and garlic cloves . Keep this for one day, from next day onward you can enjoy Bitter gourd pickle .Keep this refrigerated.
12 thoughts on “Bittergourd pickle/ Pavakka pickle”
First time hearing this pickle…interesting n going to try this for sure this weekend..
Beena, do we have to dry only garlic using tissue paper???what about bitterguard???
Priya, you can allow tissue paper to absorb water from bittergourd, green chillies and garlic cloves .I have corrected the recipie. Thank u for ur lovely comments
such a simple pickle… Love it…
Thank u sangeetha
nice one.. i taste bitterfroud masala pickele but in vinegar it is pretty much new to me .. Good one
Have never heard of this pickle sounds so simple!! Nice one dear 🙂
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New to me…..mouthwatering pickle….love to have a try…..
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Very yumm & delicious tangy pickle!!
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Pavakka pickle looks delicious, that too without chili powder.
never tried this pickle.. looks too good..