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Karele Ki Sabji

Karele Ki Sabji is a popular Indian Side Dish
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Family friendly
Course :
Side Dish
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Technique :
Shallow Fry
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Serves 4
Rated 4.5 based on 100 votes

Karele Ki Sabzi is a delicious Indian recipe made by frying bitter gourd slices in spices and oil. It makes a delicious side dish for dal or curd rice.


Karela (bitter gourd) - 5-6

Onion - 3

Milk - 1.5 cups

Dhania powder - 2 tsp

Turmeric powder - 1 tsp

Red Chilli powder - 2 tsp

salt to taste

Oil - 2 tbsp


  1. Cut the karelas into 2 halves lengthwise and remove the seeds.
  2. Apply salt and haldi to the karela pieces and leave for about half an hour.
  3. Wash the karelas and drain the water completely.
  4. Finely chop the onions and keep aside.
  5. Heat oil in a pan, add the karela pieces and fry until they are half done.
  6. Add the chopped onions. Fry the karela pieces and onions together.
  7. Add dhania, turmeric and red chilli powder and keep frying for another 5 minutes.
  8. Add milk and let the curry simmer with a lid on the pan, stirring occasionally.
  9. Let the milk evaporate completely.
  10. Serve the karela sabzi with roti and raita.

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