Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Karela Tameta nu shaak (Bitter gourds Tomato Curry)




Ingredients:
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

Method:

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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14 comments:

  1. nice , it cuts down bitterness with tomato.

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  2. yammy........

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  3. Very different curry, loving the color :)

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  4. very healthy n amma makes dis..

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  6. lovely dear - i love karela....this curry have tasted sometime during my college - that little jaggery works wonders to this recipe right?

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    1. Yes Divya, after jaggery bitter gourds no longer bitter.....and Thanks for your comments

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  7. Lovely recipe! Everyone in my family loves karela, but i have never made any North Indian dish with it. This is a good one for me to try :)

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  8. Thanks all for your comments....

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  9. Delicious curry and my fav veggie...

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  10. very delicious curry!!! Thanks for linking it to my event!! Looking for more yummy recipes!!
    Sowmya
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