Talasani's usually are vegetable dishes that are seasoned with garlic and red chillies and saute'd till cooked without adding any liquid in it.
Other vegetables prepared similar way are
* Karathe (bitter gourd)
* vaingan ani masinga sang (brinjal and drumsticks)
* vali ani bikkand (malabar spinach and jackfruit seeds).
bitter gourd , 3 medium sized
onions, 3 medium, sliced thin
mustard seeds 1 tsp
red chillie powder 1/2 tsp
jaggery 2 tbsp,
green chillies 3-5 slit
tamarind pulp 2 tbsp
oil 2 tbsp
Make thin slices of kaarathe/bittergourd. Add salt leave aside for 30 minutes. Squeeze out the liquid as much as possible to remove the bitterness.
Heat a kadai add oil season with mustard seeds,sliced onions, green chillies, saute for a few minutes. Add sliced bitter gourd and stir fry for a few minutes till the gourd gets a little crispy. Add red chilli powder,tamarind pulp, salt, jaggery and mix well. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.Serve hot with rice and daalithoy.