Bitter Gourd Stir Fry | Pavakkai Poriyal April 25, 2012 By Sangeetha Priya 2 Comments Ingredients Bitter Gourd – 4 Numbers (Medium Size) Onion – 1 Number (Large Size) Grated Coconut – 2 Tbsp Red Chili/Sambar powder – 1-2tsp Red Chili – 1 No Split Urad dhal and Chana dhal – 2tsp each Mustard seeds – 1/4tsp Oil,salt – As Required Method Fry the thinly sliced bitter gourd till light golden brown (Drain with paper towel). Remove the excess oil from the pan. In the same pan sizzle mustard, urad and chana dhal. Add chopped onions, whole chili, chili/sambar powder, salt cook till onion changes golden brow color. Finally add the fried pavakkai/bitter gourd and coconut, stir well. Serve with any dhal/ rasam/curd rice.