Karela Aloo | Bitter Melon Recipe
"Karela aloo is a combination of everything; bitter, sweet and crispy. Also known as bitter melon, this is a popular dish in several Asian countries."Serves 4 | Prep Time 15 minutes | Cook Time 30 minutes
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Karela aloo is a combination of everything; bitter, sweet and crispy. Also known as bitter melon, this is a popular dish in several Asian countries. This dish is extremely good for health. Let’s try the recipe of Karela aloo (Bitter Melon) with the help of this video and don’t forget to comment, like and subscribe our channel.
Ingredients You'll Need
Karela – 150 grams
Aloo- 100 grams
Onion- 100 grams
Salt to taste
Red chilli pickle – 1 tsp
Sugar- 1 to ½ tablespoon based on your taste
Mustard oil- 4-5 tablespoon
Turmeric and salt- 1 tsp for marination
Peel tomatoes and cut them into small sizes. Cut the onions and karela into thin slices.
Take a bowl and add karela slices along with turmeric and salt. Keep it aside for 15 minutes.
You will see water oozed out of karela. Squeeze all the water and wash the karela.
Take oil in a pan and heat it. Add potatoes and fry them on a medium flame till they turn golden brown. Take them out and keep them aside.
In the remaining oil, add sliced karela and fry them just like potatoes till they turn brown.
Add chopped onions and salt. Now add potatoes and cover the pan with a lid.
Cook on low flame till karela, aloo, and onions cook completely. It might take 15-20 minutes.
Mash red chilli pickle and then add it to the pan, followed by adding sugar.
Mix everything and cook for 2 minutes.
Once cooked, serve with hot dal and rice.
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