Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Bharva Karela (Stuffed Bitter Gourd)

Stuffed Karela 

Preparation Time : 30 minutes
Cooking Time : 30 minutes

Ingredients :
  • Karela  (Bitter Groud)- 250 gms.(small size)
  • Jeera Powder (cumin powder) - 2 tea spoon spoon
  • Dhaniya Powder (coriander) - 1 tea spoon 
  • Haldi Powder (turmeric powder) - 1/2 tea spoon
  • Chilly Powder - 1/2 tea spoon
  • Tomato - 2 medium size (finely chopped)
  • Onion - 2 medium size (finely chopped)
  • Cooking Oil 
  • Ginger Paste - 1 tea spoon
  • Garlic Paste - 1/2 tea spoon
  • Salt - to taste
Method :

Slit karela length wise on one side and remove the seeds. Grind the seeds and keep aside. Put water sufficient water and bitter gourd in a pan and let it cook for 5-10 minutes. Remove bitter gourd . Heat oil in a kadai add chopped onion cook till it is golden brown. Mix jeera powder, dhaniya powder, haldi powder, chilly powder,chopped tomato, ginger paste, garlic paste and 1/4 cup of water and cook for 10-15 minutes or till it dries. Stuff karela with the mixture and fry in a frying pan till it is crispy. Serve hot with rice or chapati. 


anusia said...

I have once tried this. I love karela. I even love the simply fried one.

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