Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Karela Tameta nu shaak (Bitter gourds Tomato Curry)

1 cup chopped karela (bitter gourds)
½ cup tomato
¼ cup onion
1 tsp garlic paste
1 tbsp jaggery
1 tsp red chili powder
¼ tsp turmeric powder
¼ tsp garam masala
Pinch of asafoetida
2 tbsp oil
Chopped tomato and coriander leaves for garnishing
Salt t taste


Peeled and chopped karela in a ring. Apply salt on karela, keep aside for ½ hour minimum to remove bitterness then wash well with water and squeeze properly. Cook karela in pressure cooker for 3 whistle Heat the oil in pan add asafoetida, garlic paste and onion sauté for 2 minute. Then add tomato and cook for another 5 minutes. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, garam masala, boiled karela and salt add jaggery and sprinkle 2 tsp water, mix it well and cook for 2 minutes or till jaggery melt properly. Garnish with chopped tomato and coriander leaves. Serve hot with roti or bhakhari.

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