2-3 pavakkai(bitter gourd)
25 g black chickpeas
1 tbsp toor dhal
1 tbsp coriender seeds
1 tbsp urad dhal
3-4 dry red chilli
2 tbsp coconut
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1 tbsp oil
1 dry red chilli
A pinch hing powder
1/2 cup thick turmarind juice
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp sambar powder
Salt to taste
Soak the Black chickpeas overnight and pressure cook it with enough water and kept aside.
Cut the Pavakkai into small round slices.Add a cup of water and a pinch turmeric powder and cook it in microwave oven for 2min.Keep aside.
Heat a tsp of oil in a kadai,fry the urad dhal,coriender seeds,toor dhal,dry red chilles.
Add little bit of water and grind it into a smooth paste
Heat the remaining oil in a kadai.Temper with mustard seeds ,one red chilli.Add the thick tamarind Juice.Add sambhar powder,hing powder,turmeric powder,salt and a cup of water,cook for 5 mins.
Add the grinded paste,cooked chick peas and pavakkai into the kadai and let it cook for another 5 mins.Once it become thick transfer it into a serving bowl.
Serve it with hot rice and it goes well with all kinds of poriyal.
You can add a drop of ghee while serving,the taste will be yummy:)