How to make Karela Curry Recipe | Stir Fry Bitter Gourd Tomato Curry
Sharing step by step recipe of Bitter gourd which are blanched, stir fried and prepared in tomato puree and flavored with Indian spices..
If a girl can cook bitter gourd this way which are so delightful and scrumptious, she can cook anything." These words were articulated to me long ago by a neighbor cum friend. These words are always flashed back to me, whenever I cook this bitter gourd tomato curry..
Karela Curry is my attempt to make the not so desirable food to the most desirable one. Bitter gourd has many health benefits, it not only good for diabetes, but it also helps to cleanse the liver It helps to detox our system and make our skin clearer. It contains a chemical that works like insulin to help reduce blood sugar levels.
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Recipe details ⬇
⚫Prep time : 5-10 min
⚫Cook time 25-30 min
⚫350 grams Karela
⚫1tsp cumin seeds
⚫½ tsp asafoetida
⚫½ lemon (juice)
⚫1 tsp sugar
⚫1tsp coriander powder
⚫2tsp red chilly powder
☑ Step 1 Mise en Place
♦Tomatoes - pureed
☑ Step 2 cooking time
♦Heat oil in a frying pan. Add asafoetida powder and cumin seeds allow it to splutter. Add tomato puree, lemon juice and all dry ingredients mentioned above. Allow it to come to a boil.
♦Add bitter gourds and one cup water , combine well. Close the lid. Simmer and cook until tender. Adjust the gravy consistency, as per your taste.
♦Serve hot garnished with cilantro leaves.