Sunday, 22 July 2012

Aalu Karela (Mummy Style)

Aalu Karela, As i have told all you guys i went on vacation..and my mother made this karela dish for me..what i can was super delicious. She is a great cook as she makes everything from her heart with the reflection of her love for us. She taught me how to make this and now i tried, it came out great. So here i am sharing this recipe ..i hope you will try this out and enjoy... This goes well with Indian Chapati, Tortilla,.

Here comes the Recipe for 


Serving: 2 Person

8-10 Bitter Gourd
2 Medium Sliced Onion
Medium Chopped Tomatoes
2 tbsp Oil
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Red Chili Powder
1 tsp Amchur( Dry mango Powder)
2  tbsp Coriander Powder
1 tsp Cumin Powder


1) Peal off bitter gourd skin and remove the seeds. Cut into halves if the bitter guards are big in size.

2) Rub bitter guards well in salt from inside as well as outside and let them rest for an hour at least. This is to remove enough bitterness from bitter gourd. After an hour wash bitter guards under running water.

3) Take a small bowl, add in cumin powder, chili powder, amchur, coriander powder and mix well. Fill in this mixture in all the bitter gourds and set them aside.

4) Heat the Oil in large skillet on medium high heat. Add in bitter gourds and stir fry for 5 minutes till they turn golden from outside.

5) Then add in sliced onion. Cook for 10 minutes on medium low flame and stir continuously.

6) After 10 minutes add in tomatoes and cook for another 10 minutes with lid.

7) Serve hot once bitter gourd turns soft and oil starts separates.....Enjoy!

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