Bitter Gourd Powder

Serves: 4  
Calories: 102/serving
Bitter gourd8-10grated & salted
For Paste:
Coriander seeds1-2 tbsp
Dry coconut3/4 cup
Red chilies5
Tamarind5+ tbsp 
Saltto taste
Brown sugar3+ tsp
Garlic5-6 clovesblend to paste


  1. Squeeze excess water from the bitter gourd 
  2. Spread on baking sheet and roast at 350F for at least 30 minutes
  3. Fry onion, paste and roasted bitter gourd for 5-10 minutes in little oil
  4. Adjust tamarind, chili powder, salt, and sugar to taste
  5. Return mixture to baking sheet and roast for 15-20 minutes until completely cooked and dry