Spicy Karela

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • karela - 5 in no.
  • cloves - 2
  • cinnamon - 1inch
  • onions - 2
  • tomatoes - 2
  • green chillies - 2
  • garlic paste - 1tsp
  • turmeric - 1/4tsp
  • chilli powder - 1/2tsp
  • dry coconut - 8-10tsp
  • jaggery - lemon size
  • coriander leaves - 1/4 bunch
  • oil - 5-6 tsp
  • salt to taste

How to Make Spicy Karela

  • Cut the karela in to thin round slices. Remove the seeds. Rub it with turmeric, salt and little oil and keep aside for about 1/2 an hour. Wash it with water. Heat oil in a pan, add the cloves and cinnamon. Add the onions and saute until it turns light brown in colour. Then add the garlic and green chillies, fry it till raw smell disappears. Add the karela and turmeric, cook it under cover until the karela gets cooked.
  • Add tomatoes, chilli powder, salt and again cook it under cover.
  • Finally, add dry coconut, jaggery and coriander leaves.