Bharwan Karela

Bharwan Karela

Make Bharwan Karela and enjoy with Puris and mango pickle. This Karela Recipe come handy when you are planning a journey and want to carry some home cooked food.

Bitter Gourd sabzi doesn't get spoiled easily and remain in good condition for at least two days.

Recipe Ingredients

* Karela (Bitter Gourd)- 6
* Mustard Oil - for Frying
* Onion (grated) - 2 Big
* Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tbsp
* Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
* Red Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
* Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
* Amchur (Dry Mango) - 1 tsp
* Aniseeds Powder (Sauf) - 1 tsp
* Salt to taste


Take Karelas and peel off the upper layer of skin. Make a vertical slit and remove the seeds from inside.

Apply salt generously inside and outside. Keep it aside for 3 to 4 hours. Now wash them under a tap and squeeze out the excess water.

Take oil in a pan and saute the onions till golden brown. Add ginger garlic paste, stir for few minutes and then add rest of all dry masalas(spices), cook for 2 minutes and let it cool. Your filling is ready.

In each karela stuff the above masala and close the opening with a thread. Now shallow fry the karelas in a kadai(wok) by regularly turning each one of them. Keep cooking till karelas become golden brown.

You can preserve the delicacy in a refrigerator and enjoy it for a week.

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Food Tip - Preserve bitter gourd (karela) by drying it. Cut into thin slices and sun-dry. Store in airtight containers.

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