- 2 – 3 medium-sized bittergourds, seeded and cut into thin slices
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 2 tomatoes, chopped
- 2 – 3 green chillies, finely chopped
- 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- ½ tsp red chili powder
- ¼ tsp turmeric powder
- ½ tsp coriander powder
- ¼ tsp garam masala
- ¼ tsp amchoor (dried mango powder, available at the local Indian grocery store)
- salt, to taste
- 2 tbsp cooking oil
- Sauté cumin seeds in hot oil in a deep pan. once it begins to sizzle, add in onions and green chillies. Fry till onions tenderize and brown.
- Add red chili powder, turmeric, coriander powder and salt and saute to blend in spices.
- Add in chopped tomatoes, ginger-garlic paste and amchoor, and fry till tomato juices dry up.
- Add salt and sliced bitter-gourd and cover cook for 7-8 minutes till done. Sprinkle garam masala on top.
- Enjoy with warm rotis and side of piping hot dal.
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