Monday, April 15, 2013

STUFFED KARELA (Bitter Gourd)



  Many people don't like this vegetable but I bet this stuffed version is so delicious that you will not say no to karela after eating this,

Ingredients:
Onion ......1
Ginger ..... 1 inch piece
Garlic ....... 3-4 cloves
Coriander leaves ...1-2 sprigs
Mint leaves .... 7-8 leaves
Tamarind juice ... 1 tbsp.
Peanuts ......... 1 tbsp (roasted and ground)
Coriander powder ....1 tsp.
Cumin powder ....1 tsp.
Red chilli powder ...1/2 tsp.
Turmeric powder ...1/4 tsp.
Yogurt ....... 1/4 cup
Salt to taste
Oil
Method:

For the masala:


1. Grind coarsely the onion, ginger, garlic, mint and coriander leaves.
2.In a pan add a tablespoon of oil and fry the pastefor a while on low flame till the water is dry.
3. Add all the dry masalas, tamarind, salt and peanut powder.Let it cool.
4. Scrape the karelas, remove the seeds and marinate them with salt and yogurt for few hours and deep fry them
5. Now stuff the filling in the karelas and shallow-fry them in a thick-bottomed pan on a very low flame till done.(5-7 mins.)



30 comments:

  1. love the stuffing you have put in.

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    1. Yes dear.. it really is very tasty.. I like it too
      Thanks

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  2. they look delicious with all the yummy flavors going in there.

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    1. Yes they are so delicious .. thanks

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  3. Great dish with wonderful flavors !!

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  4. so delicious.
    Love this recipe

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  5. Looks delicious and healthy.

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  6. Lovely and yummy recipe. Stuffing also good.

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  7. Fantastic dish,loving this stuffed karelas..

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  8. i never liked karela...but this is a very interesting recipe to try..thanks for linking with my GOURDS event

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  9. Luv to try this stuffed version..Sounds too good..

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    1. Welcome to my blog.. will do that Kathy

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