Bitter Gourd /Karela curry

Bitter Gourd /Karela  curry:
Bitter gourd                        4-5
Onion                                    2
Saffron                                 ½ tsp
Chili powder                       2 tsp
Ginger garlic paste               2 tsp
cumin powder                      2 tsp
Coriander powder                2 tsp
Tamarind                             1 small ball
Salt                                      2 tsp or as per taste
Oil                                       3 table spoon

Scrape the bitter gourd slightly cut it into slices, remove the seeds and wash it well keep it aside in water with a little salt and a little saffron powder. Take  a pan  heat the oil and fry the slices light brown and keep aside.
In a dish, heat the oil (the same oil in which the slices were fried can be used), add the finely chopped onions and fry it till golden brown, add ginger garlic paste and fry it well, then add all the powders (saffron, chili, cumin & coriander)  then add the fried  bitter gourd slices and mix it well .  Squeeze out the juice from the tamarind and add it and allow it cook on slow fire  (sim) for about 6-8 minutes.  Check the consistency accordingly (semi dry) and remove from the stove.  It can be served with hot rice or roti.

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