Stuffed Karela

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Total Time:
3.5 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • Karela (small) - 7 to 8
  • Garlic - 6 to 7 flakes
  • Green chillies - 1 tsp chopped
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • mchur (dry mango) powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Sugar - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1.5 tsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Oil - 1 tbsp

How to Make Stuffed Karela

  • Remove the skin of karela.
  • Make a vertical slit and remove the seeds also.
  • Now apply salt and wheat flour.
  • Keep aside for 2-3 hours to remove the bitterness.
  • Then, wash properly and keep aside.
  • Mix all the above ingredients in a dry grinder except oil.
  • Stuff the ground masala in karelas and tie then with thread so that masala do not come out.
  • Heat oil in flat non-stick pan and put karela.
  • Cover and cook on slow fire for about 20-25 mins (keep changing the sides in between so that they are cooked on all sides).
  • Serve sweet and sour karela with chappati.