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#Main contest#BetterButter#5 Veggies DAL KARELA

Mukti Sahay
20 minutes
Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT #Main contest#BetterButter#5 Veggies DAL KARELA RECIPE

Dal karela is a Bengali dish

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • West Bengal
  • Boiling
  • Frying
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. Bengal gram/chana dal - 100 gms
  2. Bitter gourd/karela - 2
  3. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  4. Chopped tomato - 2
  5. Chopped green chilly - 1
  6. Salt - to taste
  7. Sugar - 1/2 tsp
  8. Oil - 4 tbsp


  1. Soak chana dal/Bengal gram for half an hour.
  2. Add turmeric powder and one cup of water and pressure cook for 10 mins.
  3. Chop bitter gourd/karela in a round shape and soak in the salted water for half an hour.
  4. Strain and deep fry the bitter gourd/karela
  5. Heat oil in a pan.
  6. Add tomato,salt,green chilly and turmeric powder and cook till tender.
  7. Add boiled chana dal and some water and sugar and mix well
  8. Cook for the mins in a medium flame.
  9. Serve hot with chapati

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Mini Bhatia
Mini Bhatia   Sep-01-2017

Tasty as well as healthy.

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