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Hydrabadi style bitter gourd

Pranali Deshmukh
20 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Hydrabadi style bitter gourd RECIPE

Bitter gourd/ bitter melon are slit, stuffed with spicy, tangy mixture and deep fried. Bitter melon if cooked correctly can be very delicious. This side dish goes well with chapati, roti or rice.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Others
  • South Indian
  • Shallow fry
  • Side Dishes
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Turmeric - 1 pinch
  2. Ginger garlic paste - 1 tablespoons.
  3. Chilli powder - 1 pinch.
  4. Coriander leaves - 1 springs.
  5. Besan - 1tablespoons.
  6. Oil - 2 tablespoons.
  7. Salt - 1 to taste.
  8. Mustard oil - 2 tablespoons.
  9. Sugar or jaggery - 1 to taste.
  10. Onions - 1
  11. Fennel (optional) - 1 pinch
  12. Cumin seeds - 1 teaspoons..
  13. Amchoor pdr - 1 tablespoons.
  14. Bitter gourd - 4 numbers.


  1. Peel the gourd and slit gourds from one side.Remove seeds and chop the seeds.
  2. karela scrape the rough edgesadd oil in a pan
  3. add cumin and add onions fry till golden brown,add turmeric and besan flour cook, till nice flavor of roasted besan add ginger garlic paste
  4. and add chilli pdr and add chopped bitter melon seedscook till nicely roasteds add amchoor pdr , saute in slow flame ,
  5. add coriander leaves and little sugar or jaggerystuff the bitter melon with the cooked mixturetie
  6. the karela so the mixture is intact inside while cooking add mustard oil add remainig stuffing masala
  7. Mix it for few minute then add karela
  8. shallow fry in medium heat changing the sides till well cooked and crispy enjoy the delicasy with vahrehvan.

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Reema Garg
Reema Garg   Apr-22-2018

Nice one.

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