Theeyal is a traditional Kerala Dish which is made using Vegetables and Fried Coconut. It can be made using a single vegetable like Bitter Gourd, Snake Gourd, Shallots etc. or a combination of vegetables like Potato, Carrot and Beans. The fried coconut and spices impart a nice aroma to the dish.
Vatha Kozhambu is a Spicy Gravy which has a sweet and sour taste. It goes well with steamed rice. Here is the recipe for making Vatha Kozhambu with Bitter Gourd.
Pavakka Vatha Kozhambu
Bitter Gourd (Pavakka or Kaipakka) – 1 large (sliced into thin pieces) Onion – 2 large (sliced) Tamarind – a