Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Stuffed Bitter Gourd Curry

200gm bitter gourd (Karela),
2-tbsp oil,
1-tbsp mustard seeds,
1-tbsp cumin seeds,
1\2-tbsp asafoetida(hing).

Ingredients for stuffing:
1\2-cup Bengal gram flour,
2-tbsp coriander cumin powder,
2-tbsp jagger,
1-tbsp red chilli powder,
1-tbsp turmeric powder,
Salt to taste. Method:
Step 1: Peel the bitter gourd, make a long cut in middle of each one and remove the seeds.

Step 2: Wash them and take one cup water and pressure cook for two visuals.
Step 3: Cool at room temperature.

Step 4: Mix all ingredients for stuffing, stuff this in bitter gourd and cut in to round shape.Step 5: Heat the oil in pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and asafetida powder in it.
Step 6: Then place the bitter gourd pieces softly in it and add remaining masala over it.

Step 7: Smoothly stirring for 1-minutes and turn off the flame.

Serve hot with roti, papad and buttermilk.

Sending the Bitter Gourd with lentils to Pooja from My Creative Ideas for her VOW: Bitter Gourd


Roopa said...

yummy one kajal! love bitter guards and your dish looks very delicious. Will try this next time thks for sharing dear :)

Kajal said...

Hi Roopa,
You are so quick I am publish the post and i show your comment my dear.Thanks a lot my dear.:))
Have a nice day.:))

anusharaji said...

luv those shots.....juicy.
i add chopped onions instead of jaggery

Rajani said...

Hi Kajal,
We do it similar to yours. But replacing with onions and masalas.
Nice pictures.


Vcuisine said...

This one is tempting Kajal. Love the way you have presented. Viji

Asha said...

YUMMY!! Although I can manage only few bites of Karela.Love the step by step photos.

Sia said...

pressure cooking bitter gourd and stuffing!!! doest it reduces the bitterness of the gourd if u pressure cook them? amazing recipe kajal.

Richa said...

wow! one more karela recipe, sounds good!
chaas saathey fine lagsey :)

Namrata said...

Hi first visit to your blog.Bittergourd looks good...your embroidery skills are also very good.Liked your designs very much.

Anonymous said...

bharelaa kaarelaa khub j bhaave chhe mane. Khub saras vaangi chhe tamaari Kajalben. Saari rasoi karo ane amaaraa jevaa bhukhyaa varu o ne khavdaa taa raho.


Hyderabadi's said...

I love bitter gaurds. I will try this recipe...looks yummy :)

DEEPA said...

i love bitter gourd ...mouth watering .Thks for sharing it ...too good ..

trupti said...

Kajal, Bahu saras recipe che tari.....mein a banavya hata, pan main Vatana bharya hata....! Tari recipe try karish biji vaar.


zobars said...

I love karela and so does my husband but mine never come out very good. I need more practice and I will try it with this recipe again. Thanks for sharing.

Kajal said...

Hi Anusharaji,
Thanks for lovely words.
I also use some time chopped onions.
Thanks for sharing.
Have a great day.:)

Kajal said...

Hi Rajani,
After a long time I see your comment, Thanks for nice comment.
I also use sometime onion and tomato in tadak not in stuffing masalas.
You use chopped onion for stuffing?
Good day.:)))))))))))

Kajal said...

Hi Viji,
Thanks my dear for nice comment.
Have a great day.:)))))

Kajal said...

Hi Asha,
Thanks for your lovely words my dear.
With out your comment I also miss something when I see your comment then I feel complete. Take Care.:)

Kajal said...

Hi Sia,
Thanks for nice words.
Yes, if we pressure cook bitter gourd then it is definitely reduce the bitterness of the gourd.

Kajal said...

Hi Richa,
Lovely words my dear.
Have a great day.:))

Kajal said...

Hi Namrata,
Well come to my blog dear..........Thanks for your lovely words.
Good day.:)

Kajal said...

Hi Samirji,
Thanks for nice comment.
Have a great day.:)

Kajal said...

Hi Hyderabadi’s
After a long time I see your comment and feel good.........Thanks for nice words.:)

Kajal said...

Hi Deepa,
Thanks for lovely words……enjoy it.

Kajal said...

Hi Trupti,

Kub sunder chhe tamar shabado, tamaro khub khub aabhar.
Me pan tari vatana ni recipe saari lagi chhe hu pan try karish.


Kajal said...

Hi Zobars,
Thanks for lovely words.
I do not love karela but my papa is love very much. In summer we use with mango (ras). In 7 days week make it for 2 or 3 times for my papa.:)
After that I have master to make this recipe.
Bye-4-Now. Take Care.:)

Sharmi said...

this is mouth watering Kajal. I am also posting stuffed karela in a week. I love to come to your blog to see the pics of how you prepare everything.

Rajani said...

Hi Kajal,
We do it just the way as stuffed brinjal. Grind the onions, mix with spices and do the same as yours. For this curry we always add jaggery.


Anonymous said...

hi kajal after stuffing the karela you metion to cook it for 2 minutes wont the beasn be kacha?? i just wondered looks yummy

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