Yummy Karela


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Yummy Karela recipe - How to make Yummy Karela

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1/4 kg small bitter gourd (karela)
3 big onions , chopped
2 medium potatoes , cut into fingers
3 tbsp oil
salt to taste
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tbsp dried mango powder (amchur)
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
8 garlic (lehsun) cloves , grounded into a paste

To Be Roasted and Powdered
1 cup coriander (dhania) seeds
1/2 cup fennel seeds (saunf)
1/4 cup nigella seeds (kalonji)
1 tbsp fenugreek (methi) seeds
  1. Combine the onions, salt, chilli powder, amchur powder, garlic paste, haldi powder and the dry masala powder (2 1/2 tbsp) and mix well.
  2. Remove the skin of karela and slit them from top to bottom (not through).
  3. Fill up the onion mixture and apply the remaining masala on potatoes.
  4. Heat oil in kadahi on medium flame and keep the karelas with the open end upwards. After 5 mins.
  5. Add the potatoes and mix slowly and keep the lid. Stir once after 5 mins.
  6. Serve hot.

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This recipe was contributed by Binaca on 23 Oct 2012

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