Baked Bitter Gourd/Pavakka And Okra/Vendakka

34 Responses

  1. Excellent Yummies…We too felt the same way..the indian shop ones are way too bitter..Ethu kollam..Enagnyum yummy pavakka undakm alle..adipoli adipoli ennu paranjal pora Kidilam…Pavakka njgaludeyum ellam fav anu…

    Could you tell us which part of Kerala you are from??

    Kairali sisters

  2. Yummy Team says:

    Kairali Sisters,
    Thanks a lot for your lovely comment. We both belong to Central Travancore, to be exact Maya(Thiruvalla) and Lakshmi(Mavelikkara)

  3. Kamalika says:

    wonderful idea….baking is a very good option to uase the less oil….will surely try it….

  4. wow.. great work.. looks crispy & yummy..

  5. Lekshmy says:

    my favorite dish…never tried this healthy idea of baking! surely will give a try.

  6. Yasmeen says:

    I love the fact these are baked 😀

  7. Meena says:

    now that is my kind of dish…i often bake pavakka instead of frying too…so i love this recipe, very happy to follow you:)

  8. Looks yummy, Yummy team!!! Will try this and let you know 😀

  9. Rumana Rawat says:

    This looking YUMMY O YUMMY.
    i make a gravy out of bitter gourd, bitter gourd is my favourite too. i love eating it.

  10. Suhaina says:

    Wow.Super.So u can bake them too. My hubby will love to have this for lunch.

  11. Padhu says:

    Wow looks crispy and yummy!!

  12. Great idea to bake them instead of frying…looks so good and healthy..

  13. Superb da.. I was thinking of making this after my brinjal venture.. Now I know how it would come out.

    Yes dear I just read 10 things about you and I am surprised that we infact have lot in common.Even I had a secret desire for modelling 😉 hee hee,,
    Good to know you here Maya.

  14. Jay says:

    Such a healthy recipe…I love it and it goes to must try list…thanks for sharing dear.

  15. Priya says:

    Slurppp!!both bittergourd chips and bhindi masala looks fabulous and awesome..

  16. Ms.Chitchat says:

    Both the dishes have come out very well. Loved the baked bittergourd chips packed with goodness,tasty bindi too.

  17. Wooow,,,bittergourd n okra looks perfect dear…nice innovative idea of baking the karela n okra. bittergourd looks crispy dear,,yes as u said may be okra will also be crispy if we cut in small rounds,,sure will these 2 recipes dear,,looks simple and good for the health having baked food…

  18. Tina says:

    Ithu kollalloooooo…Sounds easy and healthy…

  19. An Open Book says:

    wow…both look brilliant..i have some okra and im gonna try this out…

  20. Maya and Lakshmi,, i dont know i cldnt post my comment on aviyal dear… its not showing the confirmation msg rather it showing error… anyway aviyal looks perfect n yummy..Congrats on ur awards and thanks for sharing with me dear..

  21. says:

    What an excellent and creative way to make these veggies.I live surely try this as I feel awfully guilty when I fry things as its not so healthy.Baking sounds perfect.

  22. Usha says:

    Baked pavakka and baked vendakka look so crisp and delicious ! The avial below looks fantastic too…

  23. Gulmohar says:

    both the baked veggies look healthy and yummm

  24. Sashi says:

    Oh my, they both look very tempting. Baking is very interesting !! have bitter gourd in stock, will try them.

  25. MaryMoh says:

    Wow…this is fascinating. I never knew you can bake bitter gourd and okra. I would love to try. They are my favourite vegetables. It’s easier for me to get okra here than butter gourd. Thanks for sharing.

  26. Panchpakwan says:

    Wow thats so nice recipe with baked vegeies…
    So healthy.

  27. Malar Gandhi says:

    Oh wow, can’t believe its baked looks wonderful, crispy and nice…will try this for sure, thanks for sharing it with us:)

  28. loved this post, baking is always a better choice less oil rite… nice recipes

  29. shriya says:

    Pavakkai and okra both are my favs. Beautiful clicks.

  30. Baked venddaikai and pavakai sounds awesome…love this healthy and crispy versions…looks good 🙂

  31. Preets says:

    I never thought of baking Pavakkai.
    I love Pavakkai kondattam and only because I have to fry it in oil,I stopped eating this.
    Happy to see the healthy version.It looks crispy!

  32. shanthi says:

    Wonderful and awesome bittegourd fry. Do visit my blog when time permits.

  33. yummy vendakka and pavakka..really liked the baked pavakka..nice presenatation guys..

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