BITTER GOURD PAGODA- RECIPE:
Bengal gram flour-1 cup; rice flour- 1 tsp; ani seeds- 1 tsp; chilli powder-1 tsp; asafetida powder-1/2 tsp; bittergourd-2 ; rice-cleaning water-1 cup; salt and oil-as required;
Cut the bitter gourd in round shapes and put in the rice-cleaning water. After half an hour, clean the bitter gourd and, drain the water and put them in vessel. Add rice flour, Bengal gram flour, chilli powder, ani seeds, asafetida powder and salt and mix all of them with the due thickness. Then pour oil in the pan and put the bitter gourd as pagodas.
The bitter taste will disappear as the bitter gourds were cleaned in the rice-cleaning water. This kills the worms in the stomach.