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MasaleDaar Karela

Updated on August 23, 2015

Tasty and Spicy Bitter Gourd (Karela)

4 stars from 4 ratings of Bitter Gourd (Karela)

Benefits of bitter gourd

It helps in improving digestion and immunity. Also a good medicine for diabetic and cancer patients.

It's fresh pods are an excellent remedy for curing respiratory problems like asthma, cold, cough, etc.

Bitter Gourd


Cook Time

Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 50 min
Yields: 5


  • 400 grms Karela, peeled and cut in round shape
  • 2 Onion, Chopped
  • 3 Garlic
  • 1" Ginger
  • 4 Green Chilly
  • 4 Tomatoes
  • 1 big Spoon Carry Powder
  • 1 big spoon Souf Powder (Fennel)
  • 2 big spoon Jaggery, gratted
  • 1/4 cup Emali ka Rass (tamarind juice)
  • 1/2 spoon Red Chilly
  • Heeng
  • 3 big spoon Oil
  • Salt
  1. Peel Karela and cut it in round shape and wash it in hot water.
  2. Make paste of Garlic, ginger and green chilly.
  3. Heat the oil in pan, put Heeng and then chopped onion and Garlic, ginger and green chilly paste and saute it.
  4. Then put Carry powder, Red Chilly, Sauf powder and pieces of Karela in it and again saute it.
  5. When Karela is half fired then put Tamarind water and Jaggery in it and cook it for another 2 minutes.
  6. Katta Meetha Karela dish is ready now to serve.


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      kanchan vidhani 2 years ago

      Easy to make.... Looks tasty... Thanks for sharing

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      madhulika 2 years ago

      Excellent mind with lots of excellence..keep going...heightsts are many ....choose honestly...i love this receipe..thanks for sharing