Stuffed Karela | How to make Stuffed Karela

By Ridhima Mohil  |  9th Feb 2017  |  
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About Stuffed Karela Recipe

The delicious and low fat stuffed bitter gourds (karela) recipe is going to appeal to all. The spicy onion masala stuffing in the slit karelas or bitter gourd works wonders and is best enjoyed with paranthas.

Stuffed Karela is delicious and authentic dish. Stuffed Karela by Ridhima Mohil is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Stuffed Karela is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 20 minutes and it takes 30 minutes to cook it properly. Stuffed Karela is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Stuffed Karela. Stuffed Karela is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Stuffed Karela is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Stuffed Karela at your home.

Stuffed Karela

Ingredients to make Stuffed Karela

  • 4 bitter gourds
  • 1 large sized onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Green chilli, finely chopped
  • 1/2 piece of ginger (adrak), finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic (lehsun), finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 2 tsp besan (Bengal gram flour)
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 4 tsp salt or to taste
  • 1 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 1/2 tsp dried mango powder (amchur)
  • 1/8 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • A pinch asafoetida (hing)

How to make Stuffed Karela

  1. Wash bitter gourd thoroughly with water. Remove skin of all the pieces by scraping with a vegetable scraper
  2. Keep the skin aside and add salt to it.Slit the bitter gourds length wise. Remove the seeds and discard them if they are very hard, otherwise mix them with the skin scrapes.
  3. Take 1 tsp salt and apply it thoroughly to all the bitter gourd. Keep aside for about 1 hour.
  4. Add oil in the pan when the oil becomes hot, add cumin seeds and Asafoetida. when the seeds becomes dark, add onion, green chili, ginger and garlic. cook for 2-3 minutes and add all the spices along with besan.
  5. stir well and cook until the mixture turns light brown, about 5-7 minutes.
  6. Take the bitter gourd skin in a sieve and wash thoroughly with water. add it to the above mixture and stir.
  7. Fill the mixture in each bitter gourd.Heat a non sticking frying pan and spray oil. Place all the bitter gourds in the pan, cover with a lid and reduce the stove to low. Let them cook for 5-7 minutes.Turn the bitter gourds over and again cover the pan
  8. The stuffed bitter gourds are ready to be served either with Roti or Rice.

Reviews for Stuffed Karela (1)

Kanak Patel2 years ago

Wow, this recipe i will surely try...