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Pavakai Khichadi Recipe

Onam Recipes : Pavakka Kichadi | Kerala Style Bittergourd Raita

This Kichadi always finds a proud place on the Onam Sadya. This Pavakka Kichadi recipe kick starts the Onam series on the blog this year.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course condiments, Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine Indian, kerala, south indian
Servings 4 people


  • 2 large bitter gourd
  • 1/4 cup coconut grated
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • oil to fry
  • 1 cup curd


  • Peel and Cut thin slices of bitter gourd and fry till crisp. Once done, Grind into a coarse powder.
  • Grind coconut, mustard seeds and green chillies together.
  • Add it all to whisked curd, add salt. And it is ready to be served.
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