1 bitter gourd
1/2 tsp jaggery
10 curry leaves
1 green chili
1 medium sized onion
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp asafoetida
Cut the bittergoud into small pieces and put them in salt water for 30 Min’s.
After 30 Min’s, drain the water and wash the bitter gourd.
In a kadai, heat 1 tablespoon oil and add mustard seeds.
When they splutter, add asafoetida and curry leaves.
Fry for 10 seconds and add onion and fry till the onion becomes pinkish. Add the chopped green chilly.
Now add the powders and mix properly.
Now add the bitter gourd and 1 cup water and let it get cooked on a medium flame or till it becomes soft.
Add the jaggery and mix well. Add more jaggery, if you want a sweet and bitter taste.
Keep it covered.
Add jaggery and mix properly.
Add salt to taste.