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Jhatpat Spicy Karela Recipe

Jhatpat Spicy Karela is a popular Indian Side-Dish
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On :
Friday, 21 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side-Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow-Fried Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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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:

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


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