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INGREDIENTS


Karela Aloo

Servings - 2 - 3

INGREDIENTS

Bitter gourds - 550 grams

Salt - 1 teaspoon

Fennel seeds - 1 teaspoon

Nigella seeds - 1 teaspoon

Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon

Cumin seeds - 1 teaspoon

Fenugreek seeds - 1 teaspoon

Water - 1 litre

Oil - 30 milliliters

Oil - 30 milliliters

Onions - 240 grams

Turmeric - 1/2 teaspoon

Potatoes - 450 grams

Salt - 1 teaspoon

Red chili - 1 teaspoon

PREPARATION

1. Cut bitter gourds from both sides, cut it half from middle and chop in small pieces each side with the help of a knife.

2. In mixing bowl, add 550 grams bitter gourd, 1 teaspoon salt and mix it well.

3. Rest for 10 - 12 minutes.

4. In small bowl, add 1 teaspoon fennel seeds, 1 teaspoon nigella seeds, 1 teaspoon mustard seeds, 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, 1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds and mix it well. Keep aside.

5. In bowl of bitter gourd, add 1 litre water and wash it well.

6. Transfer this into a another bowl and keep aside.

7. Heat 30 milliliters oil in a skillet, add the washed bitter gourd and mix it well.

8. Cook for 8 - 10 minutes on medium heat or until it turns golden brown in color.

9. Remove it from heat and keep aside.

10. Heat 30 millilitres oil in a another skillet, add the prepared seeds mixture and stir for 2 - 3 minutes.

11. Then, add 240 grams onions and fry till translucent or until it turns golden brown in color.

12. Add 1/2 teaspoon turmeric and mix it well.

13. Now, add bitter gourds in it and mix it well.

14. Cover it with lid and cook for 7 - 8 minutes on medium heat.

15. Open the lid and give it a nice stir.

16. Add 450 grams potatoes and mix it well.

17. Cover it with lid and cook for about 5 minutes on medium heat.

18. Open the lid and give it a nice stir.

19. Add 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon red chili and cook it for 10 minutes.

20. Serve hot.