Karele ka Bharta (Kalara Bharta/Bittergourd bharta) | How to make Karele ka Bharta (Kalara Bharta/Bittergourd bharta)

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By sweta biswal
Created on 21st Jul 2015
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Karele ka Bharta (Kalara Bharta/Bittergourd bharta)by sweta biswal
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  • 6 reviews
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  • By sweta biswal
    Created on 21st Jul 2015

About Karele ka Bharta (Kalara Bharta/Bittergourd bharta)

A very healthy side dish with rotis !!

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves4People
Karele ka Bharta (Kalara Bharta/Bittergourd bharta)

Ingredients to make Karele ka Bharta (Kalara Bharta/Bittergourd bharta)

  • 2 medium sized Bitter gourd
  • 1 medium sized Onion
  • 2 Green chilis
  • 1/2 tsp Pancha Phutana (panch phoran)
  • 2 tsp Mustard oil
  • 1-2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice (optional)
  • 1/3 tsp Turmeric
  • Salt to taste

How to make Karele ka Bharta (Kalara Bharta/Bittergourd bharta)

  1. Thoroughly wash bitter gourd and cut into two. Add this to pressure cooker along with ½ cup water, salt and turmeric. Cook for 2-3 whistles. Wait till steam releases, drain excess water and set aside.
  2. Mash bitter gourd with green chili with salt. Chop onion into medium sized pieces.
  3. Take kadai and add oil. When oil starts smoking, drop in pancha phutana along with onions. Fry till onions turn transparent.
  4. Now add mashed bitter gourd and cook for 6-7 minutes or till it starts to brown.
  5. Turn off flame and sprinkle lemon juice and crushed garlic. Combine and serve hot with roti’s.

Reviews for Karele ka Bharta (Kalara Bharta/Bittergourd bharta) (6)

Aanchal Aanchal5 months ago
Nigella seeds???
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Mamata Panigrahia year ago
pancha putana means ?
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Manjul Saksenaa year ago
yummi
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Reenu Jamesa year ago
nice recipes
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Anuradha Bhuta Shaha year ago
nice recipe
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Shipra Saxenaa year ago
Nice dish to try for karela lovers! I'm one of them :D
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