Tag: Bittergourd (Pavakaai)

Pachadi(Salad)

Bittergourd Pachadi

Soak tamarind in water and squeeze out thick juice of about one cup. Cut the tomatoes into big pieces and grind it to a fine puree. Slit the bitter-gourd, remove seeds and cut it into small pieces. Put the bitter-gourd pieces in a vessel and add half cup water and […]

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Bittergourd (Pavakaai)

The bitter gourd has excellent medicinal values. It contains vitamin A, B1, B2, C and minerals like calcium, phosphorous, iron, copper and potassium. It helps purify blood tissue, enhances digestion, and stimulates the liver. The bitter gourd is used in the treatment of diabetes to lower blood sugar levels. Its […]

Poriyal

Stuffed Pavakaai (Bitter gourd)

Wash and make a slit in the middle of the bitter gourd. Remove the seeds and other parts inside the bitter gourd using a share knife. Boil enough water and put the whole slit bitter gourd and allow to cook for two to three minutes. Do not overcook. Otherwise bitter […]