Tag: Bittergourd (Pavakaai)


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 […]


Pavakkai Fry

Pavakkai fry is a well-liked South Indian dish made with bitter gourd, primarily enjoyed as a side. The recipe involves coating sliced bitter gourd in a mixture of spices, flours, and lemon juice. Deep-fried until golden brown, the dish’s bitterness can be subdued by soaking in buttermilk before cooking.