Keerlu , Karathe Sukke

                              Here is a very tasty  amchi delicacy with keerlu / bamboo shoots  made with  bamboo shoots, bitter gourd and hog plums as a  dry curry.

Ingredients
  • Bitter gourd – 1 big
  • Hog plums / ambado  – 2 big
  • Brined Bamboo shoots  ( cubed ) – 1 cup
  • Fresh grated coconut – 1 cup
  • Red chilies ( preferably byadagi ) – 6 or as per taste
  • Coriander seeds  – 2 tbsps
  • Udid dal – 1 tbsp
  • Jaggery – 1/2 cup or less as per taste
  • Salt if needed
  • Oil , mustard seeds – 1 tsp & curry leaves – 1 sprig – for seasoning

Method

  1. Keep the bamboo shoots ready by removing them the previous night itself  to remove extra salt
  2. Fry the chillies in a little oil
  3. Fry the coriander & urad dal in a little oil till they are a golden colour.
  4. Grind the coconut and red chillies .add the coriander seeds & urad dal ,
  5. Again grind to a little coarse paste. keep aside .
  6. Chop the bitter gourd , add salt , mix well , keep for some time & then squeeze out the water .
  7. Crush the hog plums using  a mortar & pestle . since I got very tender ones ..I just chopped them .
  8. In a kadai .season the mustard & curry leaves with 2 tbsps of oil .
  9. Now add the bitter gourd , hog plums & bamboo shoots , add a little water & very little salt. Cover and cook till done .
  10. Now add grated jaggery & mix well . Cover and simmer for some more time .
  11. Then add ground masala  , Mix well & add water if needed as er the consistency you require.
  12. Cook for another 2 minutes ! your mouth watering dish is ready!

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