Sweet and sour karela

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 2 -bitter gourd
  • 1 tbsp - tamarind pulp
  • few - curry leaves
  • pinch - asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard
  • 1/2 tsp - fennel
  • 1/2 tsp - coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp - jaggery
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp - mustard oil
  • 1/2 cup - grated fresh coconut

How to Make Sweet and sour karela

  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard, fennel, coriander seeds, curry leaves and asafoetida.
  • When the seeds crackle, add the karelas with salt, chilli powder and turmeric powder.
  • Saute, cover and cook on low heat for 2-3 minutes, and add the tamarind pulp.
  • Cover and cook till the karelas are soft.
  • Then add the jaggery and coconut, cook for 5 minutes more and remove.
  • Serve.

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