Two Bitter gourds de-seeded and sliced thinly 1 tsp Cummin 1/2 tspTurmeric 1 tsp Chillie powder 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds Salt to taste Half cup coconut milk Juice of half a lime or lemon 1/2 onion 1/2 tomato
Soak the clean and cut gourd for a few minutes in salt and turmeric. Squeeze out the water after a while and set aside the gourd. Sautee Onion, mustard seeds and wait till they start splattering. Add the cummin, turmeric and chillie powder. Stir it a few seconds. Quickly add the gourd and stir it a bit. Add the tomato, salt, about 1/4 cup water and the coconut milk. Let it cook completely stirring occasionally. When done, add lime/lemon juice. Check for taste. The lime/lemon minimizes the bitterness of the gourd. Enjoy!