Masala Karela


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Masala Karela, perked up with onion, coriander and spice powders, Masala Karela is a treat to the taste buds, and a wonder food for your body too. Grated cauliflower masks the bitterness of karela

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मसाला करेला - हिन्दी में पढ़ें 

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You will be amazed by how effectively grated cauliflower masks the bitterness of karela, making it a delicacy that even kids would not mind eating. Perked up with onion, coriander and spice powders, Masala Karela is a treat to the taste buds, and a wonder food for your body too, as karela contains at least three active substances with anti-diabetic properties, including charantin, vicine and as polypeptide-p which have been confirmed to have a blood glucose-lowering effect.

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Masala Karela recipe - How to make Masala Karela

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 servings
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Ingredients
1 cup deseeded and thinly sliced bitter gourd (karela)
2 tsp oil

To Be Mixed Together Into A Mixture
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 cup grated cauliflower
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tbsp besan (bengal gram flour)
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
salt to taste
Method
    Method
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the bitter gourd slices and mix well. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes or till they turn brown in colour, while stirring occasionally.
  2. Add the prepared mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Serve immediately.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy106 cal
Protein3.1 g
Carbohydrates10.8 g
Fiber4 g
Fat5.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium14.6 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Good Food For DiabetesBuy this cookbook

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Masala Karela
5
 on 31 Jul 18 11:16 AM


Very Very tasty.
Edited after original posting.
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01 Aug 18 09:19 AM
Masala Karela
5
 on 14 May 15 12:01 AM


Love this recipe.
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01 Aug 18 09:18 AM
Masala Karela
5
 on 05 Jul 13 01:18 PM


Very tasty and super easy. Try this recipient when our in a hurry. Quick and unbelievably delicious. Must try.
Masala Karela
5
 on 22 Jun 13 09:15 AM


Amazing bitter Karela cooked with no sugar and yet tastes good. Perfect for diabetics.