Pavakka Theeyal (Bitter Gourd in a Spiced Tamarind and Coconut Gravy)

One of my all-time favourite Kerala dishes is Theeyal. Theeyal can be made with many vegetables; brinjals, lady finger, shallots/madras onions,… I have already written about Theeyal with Lady Finger (Okra) and Madras Onions (Shallot). This week I made Theeyal with Bitter Gourd (called Pavakka in Malayalam). Time: 45 Minutes

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Teeyal

This week I fulfilled a life long dream of going to Kerala. Strange as it is, while I have travelled a great deal within India and across the world, I have never been to Kerala. To make up, I will be going to Kerala 3 times in 4 months this

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