Want To Make Karela 'Cool' For Your Kids? Try This No-Bitter Bharwa Karela Recipe!

A bundle of fibres, vital antioxidants, nutrients, Karela could help regulate blood sugar levels, manage weight, cleanse liver, lower bad cholesterol and rev up immunity system naturally.

Sushmita Sengupta  |  Updated: September 17, 2020 15:31 IST

Reddit
Want To Make Karela 'Cool' For Your Kids? Try This No-Bitter Bharwa Karela Recipe!

Karela is also known as bitter gourd

Highlights
  • Karela is also known as bitter gourd
  • Karela is renowned for its bitter-pungent taste
  • This video has a super trick to reduce the bitterness of karela too

It is no hidden fact, we know a bunch of people who share a unique love-hate relationship with karela or (bitter gourd). Kids especially seem to be very averse to this green vegetable because of its bitter-pungent taste. But there is no getting away from it, is it? We all know it is possibly one of the healthiest vegetables we know. A bundle of fibres, vital antioxidants, nutrients, Karela could help regulate blood sugar levels, manage weight, cleanse liver, lower bad cholesterol and rev up immunity system naturally.  

(Also Read: )

So if you cannot rule out karela from your diet, you can surely make it fun. Something even the picky-eaters would enjoy. Something like this bharwa karela. Bharwa karela is basically a stuffed karela dish, in which the bitter gourd is cut in half and hollowed out. It is then filled with a feisty stuffing of masalas and onions. It is usually secured together with a thread and fried. This wholesome dish is so yummy that you do not even need to pair it with roti or rice, but, of course, you can pair it with whatever you like. Make sure your filling is of the apt amount - too much or too little could ruin the whole experience. Making bharwa karela could prove to be a time-consuming process, but in this YouTube Video food vlogger Reshu shares a trick with which you can make the process a whole lot easier, and less bitter. Yes, you heard us. The secret tip is to coat the hollowed our bitter gourds with enough salt and keep them aside, after a point you'd see that they start releasing water and with it a part of their bitterness too.

Newsbeep

Watch the recipe video of Bharwa Karela here:

Listen to the latest songs, only on JioSaavn.com

(Also Read: )



Comments

(This content including advice provides generic information only. It is in no way a substitute for qualified medical opinion. Always consult a specialist or your own doctor for more information. NDTV does not claim responsibility for this information.)

About Sushmita SenguptaSharing a strong penchant for food, Sushmita loves all things good, cheesy and greasy. Her other favourite pastime activities other than discussing food includes, reading, watching movies and binge-watching TV shows.

For the latest food news, health tips and recipes, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and YouTube.

Advertisement
Advertisement