Jhatpat Spicy Karela

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 10 - small karelas
  • 3 tbsp - coriander powder
  • 3tbsp - garam masala
  • 1tbsp - cumin powder
  • 3tbsp - aamchur powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil to fry
  • 2 - big onions

How to Make Jhatpat Spicy Karela

  • Scrape the karelas' skin, slit it, rub salt and leave it for a few hours.
  • Mix all the masalas including the aamchur powder.
  • Cut the onions in big cubes.
  • Wash the karelas well, dry them with the dry cloth or paper towel.
  • Fill the karelas with the masala mixture.
  • Take oil in a wok or non-stick pan. When the oil is heated, drop the karelas and fry till they turn brown.
  • Drain on absorbent paper.
  • Add the onions in the leftover oil and gently stir for a few minutes till the onions become tender.
  • Just before turning off the gas, sprinkle the leftover masala mix on the onion, add the karelas and give a quick stir.
  • Serve hot.