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Chatpat microwave karela fry Recipe

Chatpat microwave karela fry is a popular Indian Appetiser
Author :
On :
Wednesday, 13 April, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Appetiser Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Microwave Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 300g - Karela with tender seeds, grated fine
  • Salt
  • 1 tbsp - Jaggery powder
  • 1/2 tbsp - Aamchur powder
  • 2 tsp - Dhania powder
  • A pinch of Turmeric
  • 2 tsp - chopped, Coriander leaves
  • 1.5 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 6 peeled, crushed Garlic Cloves
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tbsp - ground nuts, dry fried and powdered
  • How to Make Chatpat microwave karela fry:

    1. Mix karela with salt and amchur powder and keep aside for 1/2 hour
    2. After 1/2 hour, squeeze the karela to remove moisture
    3. This also removes most of the bitterness
    4. Place this in a microwave safe bowl, add 1 tablespoon oil, crushed garlic, dhania powder and red chilli powder (a pinch of salt if required) and mix thoroughly.
    5. Cook covered under microwave high for 4 min, stirring after 2 mins.
    6. Add jaggery powder and mix well, microwave high for 2 mins.
    7. Check the curry and micro high again for another 1 or 2 mins if necessary (depending on the type of oven).
    8. Remove from oven and sprinkle coriander leaves and ground nut powder.
    9. Mix and allow standing time.
    10. This is a very tasty and healthy curry especially for diabetics (omit jaggery for them).
    11. Can be served with plain rice/chapatti/poori.


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