Karela : 4-5 Medium sized ones, cut into small pieces
Coconut : 6 tbsp
Fried Gram : 5 tblp
Red Chilly Powder : 1 tbsp
Salt : 1 tbsp or according to your taste Tamarind paste : 1 tsp
Oil, Mustard Seeds, Urad Dal and Channa Dal for tampering
Method: 1. Put oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. After they sputter, add chana dal and urad dal. Once they turn brown, add the finely cut karela. 2. Cook the karela till it becomes soft. If you are in a hurry, you can add salt at this point to speed up the process. 3. Meanwhile, grind the fried gram, coconut, red chilly powder into a fine paste with water. 4. After the karela is done, add the ground paste, tamarind paste and the required amount of water. Once it comes to a boil, the curry is ready to eat.