Pavakka Pachadi – Tasty


Pavakka Pachadi - Tasty

Bitter gourd(Pavakka) in yoghurt or curd
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


For seasoning:-

  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 3 - Small onions chopped, Kunjulli
  • 2 - Dry red chilies broken tinto 2 - 3 pieces, Kollamulaku


  • Marinate the bitter gourd pieces with the above mentioned ingredients and keep it for 20 - 30 mins.
  • Fry them, until light brown and crisp.
  • Place it on a newspaper or a kitchen tissue inorder to remove excess oil.
  • Add the fried bitter gourd pieces to yoghurt.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Splutter mustards seeds.
  • Add small onions and red chillies and sautT for sometime.
  • Add this seasoning to the bitter gourd mixture and mix well.
  • :- Serve with hot rice
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Response (7)
  1. V
    Vinitha February 2, 2006

    Tastey with rice and chicken curry.

  2. v
    veena November 17, 2006

    Thanks for the recipe.good one.Even people who doesn`t like pavakka will surely love this.

  3. S
    Shankar Elayath January 22, 2006

    Wow I tried this… it`s simply great!!!

  4. K
    Karen January 22, 2006

    Thank you very much for the recipe. My husband just loved it like anything…

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