Pavakkai Pitlai (Bitter Gourd And Groundnut Curry)

Pavakkai Pitlai (Bitter Gourd And Groundnut Curry)

Preetha shows you a very basic and a simple recipe of a curry. She adds pitlai podi to the recipe, watch the video to know the recipe!


1. In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds. Once it crackles, add curry leaves, karela, turmeric, hing and cook on a medium flame for a minute.

2. Add tamarind water. Cook on a medium flame till raw aroma of tamarind disappears.

3. Add pitlai powder , peanuts and enough water for gravy consistency.

4. Simmer on a medium flame with jaggery for 2 minutes.

5. Garnish with coriander (optional) and serve with rice and appalam or flatbreads.

Preetha Srinivasan

Preetha Srinivasan

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