Mixed vegetable curry with plantain & bitter melon

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      40 min

Appears in
Lands of the Curry Leaf

By Peter Kuruvita

Published 2018

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I am treading cautiously and respectfully around this dish, which is revered by Bangladeshi people. It is beautiful, and shows how countries renowned for their fish and meat dishes can have stunning vegetarian dishes too.

Plantain and bitter melon, also known as bitter gourd, really are a great pair, complementing each other both texturally and in flavour. Bitter melon is now being made into tablets and sold in the West as a medicinal food, while we in the subcontinent have known of