Karela
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Author Priyankakhati Yield No Value
Published Mar 29, 2008 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Others Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Bitter Melon, Karela Standing Time 1 hour
Description: I am going to put 3-4 Karela recipes here....

Recipe of Karela

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Salt To Taste
Onion 1 Numbers
Dry Mango 1 Teaspoons
Cumin Powder 1 Teaspoons
Fenugreek/Cumin Seeds 1 Pinch
Potato 1 Numbers
Bitter Melon 1/2 Pound
Oil 3 Tablespoons
Green Chilli
Dry Red Chilli

Directions

Karela chips ----------------- -Cut thin slices of karela. -Mix salt in it and keep it aside for few hrs. -Heat oil -Deep fry in hot oil. Basic Karela (Dry) --------------- -Cut Karela slices (Not very thin or very thick) -Heat oil -Add pinch of zeera seeds (those who love the bitter taste of karela can add fenugreek seeds. I always add fenugreek seeds) -Add Karela and cook it for 2 minutes -Add potato (This is optional). Potato should be cut in thin slices. Thickness should be almost double of karela slices. -After 2 minutes add Onion (This is also optional) -Add salt -Cover it and cook it till onion is cooked. -Add Cumin powder and turmeric powder. -Cook uncovered till it starts leaving the oil. Spicy Karela (Wet) - Faster and less fatty. ----------------- -Cut big pieces of Karela. -Slice the onions. - Mix them with Coriander powder, Cumin powder, Turmeric powder, Dry Mango, Garam Masala, Green chilli, salt and 1 table-spoon cooking oil. - Steam it (or pressure cook it ) till karela is soft. - Heat oil. -add Cumin seeds and Red Chilli. -Add pre-cooked mixture. -Cook it till it starts leaving the oil. Spicy Karela (Wet) - Slower and oily but less bitter than previous one. ----------------------------------------- -Cut big pieces of Karela. -Slice the onions. - Heat oil. -add Cumin seeds and Red Chilli. -Add Karela and cook for 2 minutes. -Add Onion and cook till Onions are brown -add Coriander powder, Cumin powder, Turmeric powder, Green chilli, salt. -Sprinkle some water. -Cook it till masala is done. -Add water, Dry Mango and Garam Masala, -Cover it and simmer till Karela is cooked. Karele ka bharta ----------------------- Boil the karela with some salt. Drain the water. Mash the Karela. add Small cut onion, chilli, ginger, coriander leaves, dry mango powder and 1 tea-spoon of mustard oil. add salt to taste. Mix everything well.
Posted Mar 29, 2008

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