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Paavakkai pitlai - SUPER DUPER KITCHEN
Bittergourd as the name indicates, it is a bitter vegetable. So most of us have an aversion towards this vegetable. But it is an excellent source of Vitamins, magnesium, zinc, folic acid and manganese. It is very popular throughout South Asia. In Northern India, it is often prepared with potatoes and served with yoghurt on the side to offset the bitterness, or used in sabji. So in North India, recipes are made by stuffing it with spices and cooking in the oil. In Southern India, it is used in the dishes thoran (mixed with grated coconut), theeyal (cooked with roasted...