Crunchy Karela

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Total Time:
3.5 hours
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Crunchy Karela

  • Peel karelas and chop.
  • Add 1 teaspoon of salt and leave the karelas aside for 3 hours.
  • Squeeze and discard all the water from the karelas.
  • Heat oil in a pan on medium flame. Deep-fry karelas until golden brown; set aside.
  • Add cumin seeds to the pan.
  • When the cumin splutters, add chopped onion.
  • Saute onions, add ginger-garlic paste, and fry for 3 minutes.
  • Add karelas and all the dry masala with 1/4 cup of water.
  • Cover with a lid and cook for 20 minutes.
  • Add lemon juice.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.