Smear some salt in the bitter gourd. Crush the green chillies and the mustard first and then grind the coconut well. Queeze out the bitter gourd from the salt and fry in oil with the shallots. Remove from fire when it is cooked.
Fry the black gram dhall, curry leaves, dry chillies, in the ghee and later add the cummin seeds and the powdered fenugreek. Add the ground coconut, saute well, put the bitter gourd, 1/2 cup of water and salt to taste and cook till dry. Beat the curds, add to the curry when it gets hot remove from fire.