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Bitter Gourd Methi Rice

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bitter gourd

Bitter Gourd – 2, long ones, cut into rounds, seeds discarded
Basmati Rice – 1 cup
Dried Fenugreek Leaves – 1/4 cup
Turmeric Powder – a pinch
Jaggery – 1 tsp, powdered
Onion – 1, sliced
Tomato – 1, chopped
Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tsp (optional)
Salt as per taste
Oil as required

To Grind:
Coconut – 6 tblsp, grated
Green Chillies – 2

1. Grind the coconut and green chillies to a smooth paste.
2. Mix the bitter gourds, jaggery, turmeric powder and little salt in a bowl.
3. Keep aside for 15 to 20 minutes.
4. Wash and rinse well.
5. Heat oil in a pressure cooker.
6. Saute the onions and tomatoes for 2 minutes.
7. Pour 1 1/2 cups of water and add rice.
8. Add salt, ground paste, bitter gourds, methi leaves and mix well.
9. Cover and pressure cook until 1 whistle.
10. Remove and transfer to a serving bowl.
11. Serve hot.

Tip: If using fresh fenugreek leaves, dry roast them for 30 to 45 seconds before adding to the rice.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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