Karela and Capsicum Subzi
by Tarla Dalal
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Bitter though it is, karela has a unique taste that transforms it into a delicacy if prepared in the right ways.
Here, an innovative combination of bitter gourd, onions and colourful capsicums are sautéed with a traditional tempering, resulting in a flavourful and aromatic subzi that goes well with rice and rotis.
Although prepared with everyday ingredients and the simplest of cooking methods, the Karela and Capsicum Subzi is a super hit mainly because of the thoughtful combination of vegetables.
Try other karela subzis like Karela Bateta Nu Shaak , Masala Bharwan Karela and Onion and Karela Subzi .
- Combine the karela strips and salt in a deep bowl, mix well and keep aside for 10 minutes.
- Squeeze out the excess water from the karela and keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds and asafoetida.
- When the seeds crackle, add the karela strips and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Add the turmeric powder, mix well and cover and cook on a medium flame for 6 to 8 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the capsicum and salt, mix well and cover and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the chilli powder, coriander-cumin seeds powder and sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve immediately.
Nutrient values per serving
|Vitamin A||118.7 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||0.1 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0 mg|
|Vitamin B3||0.1 mg|
|Vitamin C||18.1 mg|
|Folic Acid||0.9 mcg|
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