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Masaledar Bharwan Karela


Mar 26, 2018

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2-3

PREPARATION LEVEL

Easy

Bored of the same old Karela recipe? Pallavi will show you an innovative way to make boring Bitter Gourd interesting. This Masaledar Bharwan Karela is so delicious that people will ask for more.

INGREDIENTS

    Karele small 10
    Oil - 2 tablespoons
    Ginger garlic paste -1teaspoon.
    Onion paste 1/2 cup
    Coriander seeds 2 tablespoons.
    Methi seeds 1/2 teaspoon.
    Fennel seeds 1teaspoon.
    Nigella seeds 1/2 teaspoon.
    Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon.
    Haldi powder 1 teaspoon.
    Red chili powder 1 teaspoon.
    Coriander powder 1 tablespoon.
    Dry mango powder1/2 teaspoon.
    Salt to taste
    1 teaspoon nigella powder
    Water

DIRECTIONS

For the powdered masala: –
In a small pan roast coriander seeds, fennel seeds, fenugreek seeds until they turn golden brown in color
Grind them
In another pan add oil, nigella seeds, onion puree, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, dry mango powder, garam masala, nigella seed powder, prepared masala powder, water.
Mix them together and cook them for 1-2 minutes.
Stuff the prepared masala into the bitter gourd
In another pan add oil, fry them and sprinkle some salt and cook them for 10-15 minutes
Bharwa karela is ready to serve.

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Chef Pallavi Niham Sahay is the author of the recently released cookbook 'The Bhojpuri Kitchen'. She has a culinary diploma from ICIF (Italy) and has worked with Grand Hyatt Mumbai. She is very passionate about popularising the cuisines of Madhya Pradesh (her hometown) and Bihar (her husband's hometown).

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