Batter Fried Stuffed Bitter Gourd | How to make Batter Fried Stuffed Bitter Gourd

By Bethica Das  |  29th Oct 2017  |  
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Batter Fried Stuffed Bitter Gourdby Bethica Das
  • Prep Time

    30

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  • Cook Time

    25

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  • Serves

    4

    People

5

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About Batter Fried Stuffed Bitter Gourd Recipe

If you are a Karela / Bitter Gourd lover, then you will definitely relish this dish. These yummy batter fried stuffed karelas are best had as a side dish with either rice or chapattis. If you are a bit of an adventurous type, have them as appetizers with any chutney.

Batter Fried Stuffed Bitter Gourd is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Batter Fried Stuffed Bitter Gourd by Bethica Das is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Batter Fried Stuffed Bitter Gourd at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Batter Fried Stuffed Bitter Gourd is a dish which comes from West Bengal cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 4 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Batter Fried Stuffed Bitter Gourd takes 30 minute for the preparation and 25 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Batter Fried Stuffed Bitter Gourd make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Batter Fried Stuffed Bitter Gourd will be the best option for you. The flavor of Batter Fried Stuffed Bitter Gourd is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Batter Fried Stuffed Bitter Gourd at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

Batter Fried Stuffed Bitter Gourd

Ingredients to make Batter Fried Stuffed Bitter Gourd

  • 2 long Bitter Gourd / 4-5 small ones
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1 tbsp. chopped garlic
  • 2 tbsp. fresh grated coconut
  • 1 tsp. roasted coriander powder
  • 1 tsp. roasted cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp. kashmiri red chili powder
  • 1tbsp. flaxseed (opt)
  • 1 tsp. tamarind paste
  • 2 tbsp. roasted chickpea flour
  • 1/2 cup besan (gram flour)
  • 1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. red chili powder
  • oil to deep fry

How to make Batter Fried Stuffed Bitter Gourd

  1. Scrape the karelas / bitter gourds and scoop out the pulp. Cut each into 3-4 pieces. Apply salt to them and to the scraped mix and leave them aside for 20-25 minutes.
  2. Make a batter with besan, turmeric powder, pinch of salt and red chili powder with required quantity of water. The batter should not be too thick or too thin. Keep aside.
  3. Wash them well under running water and transfer onto a kitchen towel. Heat 2 tbsp. oil in a pan and saute the garlic till they slightly changes colour.
  4. Now add the coconut and saute till light brown. Then add the scraped karela skin and the pulp along with all the dry spices. Continue to fry on a medium flame for 4-5 minutes.
  5. Add the tamarind paste. Mix well and saute for 2-3 minutes. Switch off the flame and add the roasted chickpea flour. Toss well, cover and keep aside to cool down.
  6. Fill each of the karela pieces with the stuffing and keep aside. Heat remaining oil for deep frying. Take the stuffed karela and coat them in the batter and gently drop them in the hot oil.
  7. Deep fry them in batches on a medium flame till golden in colour on all sides. Drain on a kitchen towel. Serve as a side dish with either rice / chapatti or as appetizers with any chutney.

Reviews for Batter Fried Stuffed Bitter Gourd (1)

Anchal Sinha2 years ago

Nice one.
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