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Karela onion fry

Delicacies On The Plate - Pallavi's Kitchen
5 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Karela onion fry RECIPE

This is one recipe in which karela will taste delicious, less bitter in taste with sweetness of onion...yumm

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • North Indian
  • Sauteeing
  • Accompaniment
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 250 gms bitter gourd sliced
  2. 250 gms onion sliced
  3. 6-7 tbsp oil
  4. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  5. 1 tsp fennel seeds
  6. 1 tbsp red chilli pickle or kalaunji masala
  7. 1tsp dry mango powder
  8. salt to taste


  1. Sprinkle some salt on the sliced karela and leave it for 20 mins at least, then wash it nicely by rubbing it in between the palms...this will reduce the bitterness of the bitter gourd.
  2. Heat up the oil in a pan. Add the fennel seeds and let it splutter. Add the karela and onion together and mix it well...cover and cook it for 2-3 mins on a low heat soon the karela and onion will turn translucent...
  3. Add the turmeric powder and salt to taste...cook till onion and karela turns golden brown in colour...keep stirring at regular should not get should get equally cooked....mash it with the spatula that onion and karela mixes with each other.
  4. Add the red chilli pickle or kalaunji masala...and the dry mango powder...serve this karela fry with dal will also taste delicious with chapatis...

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Dive B
Dive B   Nov-14-2017

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Geetanjali Khanna   Sep-11-2017


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