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Mar 21, 2013

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2-3

PREPARATION LEVEL

Easy

Of course we all dislike or even hate karela as it's commonly known. Watch Archana, make this vegetable, giving you tips on how-to make it almost bitter-free. We won't be shocked, if this becomes one of your favourites soon!

INGREDIENTS

    1/2 tsp rai (mustard seeds)
    1/4 tsp hing (asafoetida)
    2-3 tbsp oil
    2 onions finely chopped
    3 karela (bitter melon) finely chopped
    Water
    1 tbsp sugar
    7-8 crushed garlic cloves
    1/4 tsp haldi (turmeric powder)
    1 tsp mix masala
    Salt
    Coriander

DIRECTIONS

  • Heat 2-3 tbsp oil
  • Once the oil is hot, add 1/4 tsp asafoetida
  •  Add 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  •  Add 7-8 crushed garlic cloves
  •  Add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  •  Add finely chopped onions
  •  Now add salt as per taste
  •  Add chopped bitter melon
  •  Mix well
  •  TIP: Adding the onions and bitter melon together, helps reduce the bitterness
  •  Now add 1 tsp mix masala
  •  Add 1 tbsp sugar
  •  Add water
  •  Mix well
  •  Cover the vegetable and allow it to cook under the steam
  • Ready to serve

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