Bharwan Nariyal Karela | How to make Bharwan Nariyal Karela

By Anjana Rao  |  11th Jan 2016  |  
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About Bharwan Nariyal Karela Recipe

Bharwan nariyal karela or stuffed bitter gourd with coconut is simple yet extremely rich and delicious dish. I have to give the credit for this recipe to my husband who prepared this with the last few ingredients which were there in our pantry during the flood hit days.

Bharwan Nariyal Karela is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Bharwan Nariyal Karela by Anjana Rao is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Bharwan Nariyal Karela at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Bharwan Nariyal Karela is a dish which comes from Andhra Pradesh 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 Bharwan Nariyal Karela takes 30 minute for the preparation and 20 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Bharwan Nariyal Karela 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 Bharwan Nariyal Karela will be the best option for you. The flavor of Bharwan Nariyal Karela is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Bharwan Nariyal Karela at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

Bharwan Nariyal Karela

Ingredients to make Bharwan Nariyal Karela

  • 250 gms Karela/Bitter gourd
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp oil
  • For Nariyal/coconut Masala:
  • 1 cup scraped fresh coconut
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tsp jeera
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 5 to 6 kashmiri red chillis (You can use any other variety red chillis)

How to make Bharwan Nariyal Karela

  1. Cut the karela into 2” or 3” pieces and boil in salt and tumeric water until tender. Drain the water and let the karela pieces cool down. Scrape out the seeds (if you don’t like!!)
  2. To prepare the nariyal masala; grind coconut, garlic, jeera, mustard seeds and red chillies to paste.
  3. Heat 1 tsp oil in a kadai and cook the nariyal masala for 4 to 5 minutes and let it cool down slightly.
  4. Stuff the karela with the masala.
  5. Heat 1 tsp of oil and tip in the stuffed karela and left over masala and little water and cook over medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes.
  6. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with rotis or rice.

Reviews for Bharwan Nariyal Karela (2)

Jhanvi Ahuja2 years ago

Very nice

Vaishali Sankhayan3 years ago

I tried the recipe . And it has come out yellow in colour unlike what's in the pic . Any tips ? I would like it red without any colouring agent.
Renu Kulkarni
2 years ago
you can use Kashmiri mirch powder

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