Karela Dahiwala Recipe

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Karela Dahiwala
How to make Karela Dahiwala
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A toss up of bitter gourd rounds, curd and spices.

Ingredients of Karela Dahiwala

  • 6-8 karelas
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup hung curd
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp ginger powder
  • 1 Tbsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp roasted cumin
  • 1/8 tsp asafoetida
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds-roasted and coarsely pounded
  • 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds-roasted and coarsely pounded
  • 1/4 cup mustard oil

How to Make Karela Dahiwala

  • 1.Scrape off the rough surface of the bitter gourd; chop into rounds, rub all over with 1 Tbsp salt and keep aside for about 30 minutes.
  • 2.Mix in the yogurt, turmeric, ginger powder, chilli powder, roasted cumin, asafoetida, fennel seeds and fenugreek seeds.
  • 3.Squeeze the bitter gourd to remove the bitter juice.
  • 4.In a pan, heat oil and add spice mix.
  • 5.Add the bitter gourd. Mix all well.
  • 6.Turn over a few times on high flame.
  • 7.Reduce heat and cook them covered, till tender, stirring a few times so that they are cooked and browned all round, and fat separates.