Plain Masaledar Karele

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

How to Make Plain Masaledar Karele

  • Slice bitter gourd into thin discs.
  • Soak in sour buttermilk for 4-5 hours.
  • Drain, wash, sprinkle liberally with salt.
  • Keep aside for 1 hour. Rub slices well with hand, wash and drain.
  • Boil in water till soft to touch, drain, wash again, drain, keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a heavy pan, add seeds, asafoetida, allow to splutter.
  • Add curry leaves, ginger, tomato, chillies, tamarinds pieces. Stir.
  • Mix all dry masalas in 1/2 cup water to form a paste, add to pan.
  • Cook till oil separates, add karele slices. Stir, add molasses.
  • Stir and simmer for 3-4 minutes. Garnish with chopped coriander.
  • Serve hot or cold with chappatis.