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How To Make Stuffed Karela


Jul 31, 2018

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2

PREPARATION LEVEL

Easy

Today on IFN Marathi we have a recipe that turns even the most dreaded vegetable into an exciting dish. Archana Arte brings us a delicious recipe of stuffed karelas or भरली कारली which is rich in spice and flavour. Cored karelas are stuffed with a filling of ground coconut mixed with an array of spices and are then fried to give you delicious and crunchy stuffed karelas.

INGREDIENTS

    Karela/Bitter gourd: 3
    Dry coconut: 1/2 cup
    Mix masala powder: 1 tablespoon
    Dhana or coriander powder: 1 teaspoon
    Cumin powder: 1 teaspoon
    Garam masala: 1/2 teaspoon
    Turmeric powder: 1/2 teaspoon
    Finely chopped coriander leaves: 1 tablespoon
    Oil
    Salt to taste
    Crushed peanuts: 2 tablespoons

DIRECTIONS

For Stuffing
– Take a mixing bowl, add dry coconut, powdered spices, crushed peanuts and coriander leaves. Combine it together.
– Take the washed, peeled and slit karela and stuff the stuffing.
– Shallow fry the stuffed karela in 3-4 tbsp oil on low flame.
– Also, make sure to fry the bitter gourd both sides.
– Cover and simmer for 15 minutes stirring occasionally.
– Bharwa karela or stuffed bitter gourd is ready to serve with rice or chapthi.

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